Table of contents of Taper #1

Taper, ed. by collective, 2018–

Photo of two books exhibited in Author Function

Author Function, 2018

Shivers, detail of window

Shivers, 2017

Autopia, detail of window

Autopia, 2016

2x6, detail of window

The Two + 2×6, a collaboration, 2016

Synchrony 2018 photo and logo for 2019

Synchrony, 2016–

n (squares) running on a Commodore 64

n (squares), 2015

Una página de Babel, detail of window

Una página de Babel, 2015

Running All Night, CRT and relection in exterior window

Running All Night, 2015

Use of Dust, detail of window

Use of Dust, 2015

Hexes, Sextes, and Hexen words

Hexes, 2015-2016


Renderings, a collaboration, 2014–2018

Memory Slam index

Memory Slam, reimplemented batch-era digital literature, 2014–

Representation of an installation of From the Tables of My Memorie, with button

From the Tables of My Memorie, 2014

Waves 3 Ways screen and Tesla coil

Waves 3 Ways (Topsy's Revenge), w/ Bernie Innocenti, 2014

Five Commodore 64s running one-line programs

Programs at an Exhibition, w/ Päll Thayer, 2014

Nanowatt running on a VIC-20

Nanowatt, w/ Patsy Baudoin + Michael C. Martin, 2013

Recombined saying from Modern Perverbs

Modern Perverbs, 2013

Generated company names from Upstart

Upstart, 2013 + re-Upstart, 2017

Images from Three Rails Live

Three Rails Live, w/ Roderick Coover + Scott Rettberg, 2013

Round running

Round, 2013

Duels-Duets detail

Duels—Duets, w/ Stephanie Strickland, 2013

The Deletionist icon

The Deletionist, w/ Amaranth Borsuk + Jesper Juul, 2013

Inspirational article for Lede

Lede, 2012

Output from Concrete Perl

Concrete Perl, 2011

Sea and Spar Between detail

Sea and Spar Between, w/ Stephanie Strickland, 2011

Representation of the Taroko Gorge installation at Rutgers Camden

Taroko Gorge, 2009

Code from Through the Park

Through the Park, 2008

From the promotional video for Venenarius Verborum, Spanish adaptation of Ad Verbum

Venenarius Verborum, Spanish adapt. of Ad Verbum, Jarel, 2008

From The Purpling

The Purpling, 2008

A still from one of the Currency videos

Currency, w/ Roderick Coover, 2007

A still from videos of readings of Rame and Ream

Ream/Rame, w/ Anick Bergeron, 2007

Output of ppg256-4 on an LED sign

ppg256 series, 2007–2012

Photo of Ream, printed version

Digital Ream + work by Anick Bergeron + Jim Carpenter, 2006

Beginning of The Executor

The Executor, w/ William Gillespie, 2005

Mystery House Taken Over index

Mystery House Taken Over, w/ Dan Shiovitz + Emily Short, 2005

Book and Volume USB keys and cover illustration

Book and Volume, 2005

Icon images from Fields of Dream

Fields of Dream, w/ Rachel Stevens, 2003

Logo and post title from Grand Text Auto

Grand Text Auto, w/ collaborators, 2003-2009

From the first page of the Girl and the Wold

The Girl and the Wolf, 2001

Window from the all-text game Ad Verbum

Ad Verbum, 2000

Winchester's Nightmare hardback

Winchester's Nightmare, 1999

The Help File disk

The Help File, 1999

Hard West Turn

Nick Montfort, Hard West Turn, Bad Quarto, 2018–

The program that generated Hard West Turn
360 video of my reading from Hard West Turn at the Poetic Reseach Bureau, Los Angeles
The Truelist

Nick Montfort, The Truelist, Counterpath, 2017

The program that generated The Truelist
Complete studio recording of The Truelist
360 video of my reading from The Truelist at the Poetic Reseach Bureau, Los Angeles
The Future

Nick Montfort, The Future, Essential Knowledge series, MIT Press, 2017


Nick Montfort, Sliders, Bad Quarto, 2017


Nick Montfort, Autopia, Troll Thread, 2016


Nick Montfort, Serge Bouchardon, Carlos León, Natalia Fedorova, Andrew Campana, Aleksandra Malecka, and Piotr Marecki, 2x6, Les Figues, 2016

Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities

Nick Montfort, Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities, MIT Press, 2016

Errata sheet for the first printing

Nick Montfort, Megawatt, Bad Quarto, 2014


Nick Montfort, #!, Counterpath, 2014

World Clock

Nick Montfort, World Clock, Bad Quarto, 2013

10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10

Nick Montfort, Patsy Baudoin, John Bell, Ian Bogost, Jeremy Douglass, Mark C. Marino, Michael Mateas, Casey Reas, Mark Sample, and Noah Vawter, 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10, MIT Press, 2012


Nick Montfort and Scott Rettberg, Implementation, 2004 (project) / 2012 (book)

Riddle & Bind

Nick Montfort, Riddle & Bind, Spineless Books, 2010

Racing the Beam

Nick Montfort and Ian Bogost, Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System, MIT Press, 2009

Electronic Literature Collection volume 1

N. Katherine Hayles, Nick Montfort, Scott Rettberg and Stephanie Strickland, eds., The Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 1, ELO, 2006

Twisty Little Passages

Nick Montfort, Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction, MIT Press, 2003

The New Media Reader

Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort, eds., The New Media Reader, MIT Press, 2003

2002: A Palindrome Story

Nick Montfort and William Gillespie, 2002: A Palindrome Story, Spineless Books, 2002