Joshua Corin grew up in Warwick, RI, where he wrote his first short story, a seriocomic missive about a young vampire with a loose tooth, at the age of 8. His first professional success came in 2001 when his feature-length script Windfall won first place in the Open Door Contest co-sponsored by Dimension Films. This helped to secure him an agent and manager, and they in turn assisted in getting his first novel, the screwball thriller Nuclear Winter Wonderland, published with Kunati Books in 2008. Nuclear Winter Wonderland later went on to be named by Booklist as one of the top ten debut crime novels of the year.

His next work, While Galileo Preys, was the first in a series about a Long Island housewife-crimefighter named Esme Stuart. It was published by MIRA in September 2010, and its sequel, Before Cain Strikes, was published in April 2011 Both novels were optioned by 20th Century Fox TV. Subsequently, he launched the Xanadu Marx series for Random House, beginning with Cost of Life in 2013. Forgive Me followed in 2014 and American Lies concluded the series in 2018. Shortly thereafter, he delved into video essays and his media criticism with Wisecrack went viral, with several of his videos topping over 1,000,000 views.

He also recently has been fulfilling a lifelong dream by writing for Marvel Comics. In 2016, he wrote a Deadpool miniseries called Deadpool: Too Soon and, since then, has written several more comics including Spider-Man/Deadpool.

He currently lives in Atlanta, GA, with his cat, Princess Tater Tot, and a refrigerator full of chocolates.


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