Jan Hoek is a writer as well. In adition to his own indepent work as an artist, he writes for magazines and newspapers about his own work, the work of others, photography in general and subjects related to his own work. When he works for magazines and newspapers he tries to combine text with image and find new ways and forms to use image and language in a magazine or newspaper setting.
Magazines and newspapers he works for are: Mister Motley, NRC.Next, NRC Handelsblad, Vrij Nederland, Het Parool, Vice, LINDA, Club Donny, Winq, PSY and FOXY magzine.
Next to that he is working as a guest editor on regular basis for Lost & Found (night for stray images & sounds).