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Glynn Cosker

Glynn Cosker is a writer and editor, currently based in New England. He is the Managing Editor of EDM Digest. Glynn has more than 20 years of writing experience, and he’s the Managing Editor of EDM Digest's sister blog site: In Homeland Security. Born and raised in the U.K., he began his career in government and spent 12 years working in the Consular Section of the British Embassy in Washington – attaining the rank of Vice Consul in the late 1990s. Glynn was previously a managing editor with the successful NHL site – The Hockey Writers – and still blogs for them on occasion as a Washington Capitals writer. He is also an avid actor and has appeared in 30 shows over the past 20 years. Glynn and his family live in New Hampshire.

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