Josh Honn is an academic librarian, poet and photographer. Born in Blue Island, Illinois, in 1979, Honn currently lives in Chicago and works as Digital Humanities Librarian at Northwestern University Libraries.
In 2003, he completed his Master’s thesis in American Studies, “Coming to Consciousness: Eugene Debs, American Socialism and the ‘Negro Question,'” which was his first encounter with the life and works of Ross D. Brown.
His first poetry chapbook, A Slow Archive, is a deeply personal work of grief before loss. Currently, he is also working on A Grief Lexicon, a book of prose poetry, autotheory and photography.