Hi I'm Max! I write and make stuff.
(click here for my bio) Maxwell Neely-Cohen is a writer, technologist, musician, and wannabe dancer based in New York City. He is the author of the novel Echo of the Boom. His nonfiction and essays have been featured in places like The New Republic, Ssense, and BOMB Magazine. From 2018-2021, he was Editor-At-Large for The Believer. His experiments with literature and technology have been acclaimed by The New York Times Magazine, Electric Literature, The Financial Times, and Google. He was most recently in residence at Pioneer Works, CultureHub, and ENGINE.
(click here for some of what I've been up to)
Books Echo of the Boom (2014) bookshop.org barnes and noble amazon
Essays Color Story: Terminal Green for Ssense

The Chromatic Trip for BOMB

The Life and Death of LOVE Park for Buzzfeed READER

NBA Twitter is Changing the Way We Watch Sports for The New Republic

A Most Curious Black Hole for Unwinnable

Brand Anorexia for Los Angeles Review of Books

Everybody's Doing It for The New Inquiry
Video Games STREET WRITER, a tiny little video game homage to Street Fighter II starring writer friends in famous New York literary locales

CHAOS GRANTS, spontaneous micro-grants for indie game devs

        -IN-RESIDENCY, helped found a residency at Babycastles

THERE CAME AN ECHO, Executive Producer for a game controlled by using your voice
Technology and Performance LIVE CODING, performing music and visuals with code

theballet.xyz, a little website about learning ballet

PERFORMING HANNAH WEINER'S CODE POEMS

READ TO ME, a prototype space reacting to reading out loud

ELECTROLUMINESCENT DUST JACKET LAB

DRONE POETRY
Make a Beat
Contact twitter, instagram, are.na, fediverse, or maxwellneelycohen (at) gmail