Nick Montfort

Poet and Professor of Digital Media at MIT

Nick Montfort's (b. 1972), computer-generated books of poetry include #!, the collaboration 2×6,Autopia, and The Truelist, the first in the new Using Electricity series from Counterpath. Among his more than fifty digital projects are the collaborations The Deletionist,Sea and Spar Between, and the Renderings translation project. Much of his digital artwork is available online in the form of very short free/libre/open-source software; it has also been shown internationally. He has six books out from the MIT Press, most recently The Future (in the Essential Knowledge series). He is professor of digital media at MIT and lives in New York and Boston.