Nick Montfort

Associate professor of digital media at MIT in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies. He is also a poet, computer scientist, and author of interactive fiction.

Montfort has collaborated on the blog Grand Text Auto, the sticker novel Implementation, and the contemporary fiction novel 2002: A Palindrome Story. He writes poems, text generators, and interactive fiction such as Book and Volume and Ad Verbum. Most recently, he and Ian Bogost wrote Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System (2009). Montfort also wrote Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction (2003) and co-edited The Electronic Literature Collection: Volume 1 (2006) and The New Media Reader (2003).

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