Joshua Davis: Biography

Joshua Davis is the co-founder of Epic Magazine and has been a contributing editor at Wired for a decade. He has written for The New Yorker, GQ, Outside, Mens Journal, Mens Health, Maxim and Food & Wine.

He was a finalist for the 2014 National Magazine Award in feature writing and his work is anthologized in the 2012 edition of "The Best American Science and Nature Writing," as well as the 2006, 2007 and 2009 editions of "The Best Technology Writing."

In 2014, Farrar Strauss Giroux published his third book, Spare Parts, a chronicle of the triumph of a small robotics team. The book was named one of the best new books by Amazon and the BBC. The film version was released by Lionsgate in 2015 and stars George Lopez, Carlos Pena, Marisa Tomei, and Jamie Lee Curits.


In 2002, Josh completed "The Beast Within" a documentary film about his attempt to become the lightweight armwrestling champion of the world. The film won Best Documentary at the 2003 Telluride Mountain Film Festival.


In April of 2003, Josh snuck into Iraq to cover the war for Wired and later that year became a contributing editor for the magazine.

In 2005, Random House published his first book, "The Underdog" - a recounting of Davis' armwrestling, bullfighting, sumo, sauna and backward running adventures.

His second book, Entrenched, is an anthology of his work.


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