Max Steele


From the author: “This zine is is a 8.5" split.; Wildest Dream b/w Worst Nightmare. The A-Side is mini-epic / song cycle about disappointment, unrequited love, fantasies and mysticism. The B-Side (VALENCE) is revenge; a story in 8 poems, about getting what you wished for, luxury fashion and the apocalypse. Includes notes of fruit, nightlife, collapse, memory and biting your own teeth. Atari Midlife Riot. Produced in collaboration with teenage bandmate Bird Girl Records (California). ”


Max Steele is a writer and artist living in NYC. He writes fiction, poetry and makes the zines Scorcher and Door Girls. He performs music and theater and is at work on his first full-length memoir.  He makes the zines Scorcher, Door Girls and HP Magazine and wrote the blog and hosted the reading series FAG CITY from 2006-2017. He was a resident artist at BAX/Brooklyn Artist Exchange and has performed at the New Museum, Joe’s Pub, PPOW, Dixon Place, the Knitting Factory, La MAMA, the Poetry Project, and the Queens Museum of Art.

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