Joshua Goudie’s first book, Jack and the Hurricane (Breakwater Books), was published in October 2014 with its sequel, Jack and the Magnificent Ugly Stick (Breakwater Books), following in October 2016. In 2022, he released a collection of children’s narrative poetry, Where the Crooked Lighthouse Shines (Breakwater Books).
Joshua’s short stories have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies, and he has been shortlisted for the Cuffer Prize for Short Fiction on three separate occasions. In 2013, his novel manuscript, The Last Portrait, was shortlisted for the Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union Fresh Fish Award, going on to win the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Percy Janes First Novel Award in 2021.
In 2017, Joshua’s digital storybook, The Lore Tax, received national attention and was featured in Quill and Quire magazine (April 2017). In 2023, his short film, The Hag, is set to be produced through a partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Film Corporation.
Joshua lives and writes in St. John’s, NL.