Cover Photo: This header photo includes the cover of Josh Riedel's novel, 'Please Report Your Bug Here,' along with a headshot of Josh.
Photograph courtesy of Josh Riedel/bookcover via Henry Holt and Co.

Josh Riedel Believes Tech and Writing Connects Us Together

In this conversation, Ploi Pirapokin talks with Josh Riedel about his new novel ‘Please Report Your Bug Here,’ his time working in the tech industry, and the joys of building a literary community.

Please Report Your Bug Here


This photograph of Josh was taken from the other side of a window. We can see trees and leaves reflected in the window, which lends a kind of blurring effect to his face.
Photograph courtesy of Andrew Owen

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In this photograph, Josh is standing along the edge of a body of water, holding a copy of his novel. The Golden Gate Bridge is visible in the background.
Photograph courtesy of Erin Price

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In this photograph, Josh is sitting on a beach. The light is yellow and warm, as if the photo was taken during golden hour.
Photograph courtesy of Andrew Owen

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Please Report Your Bug Here

Ploi Pirapokin is the Nonfiction Editor at Newfound Journal, and the Co-Editor of The Greenest Gecko: An Anthology of New Asian Fantasy forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press. Her work is featured in, Pleiades, Ninth Letter, Gulf Stream Magazine, The Offing, and more. She can be found on