Joseph Hewitt is from Newfoundland, Canada. He studied mathematics for two years at the University of Waterloo before deciding that he'd rather work in the humanities. In 1997 he completed a bachelor's degree in English with cognates in psychology and philosophy from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and in 2016 completed an MFA in Comics from California College of the Arts. Currently he works as an English teacher in Ulsan, South Korea. In October 2003 he married Eunsuk Seo.
Computer games released by Joseph Hewitt include:
He is also publisher of Polar Bear Comix. He has written articles for the Korea Times and The Dark Library.