About Neil

Neil deMause is a book, magazine, and newspaper journalist based in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is currently a contributing editor to City Limits, a contributing writer for Extra!, and a regular writer for the Village Voice, Vice Sports, and numerous other publications; past positions include a two-year stint as op-ed columnist for Metro New York and a six-year run as a question writer for Trivial Pursuit.

Neil’s book “Field of Schemes” (co-authored with Joanna Cagan) was re-issued in 2008 by University of Nebraska Press/Bison Books in a revised and expanded edition, and also boasts its own website. He has also testified before Congress on the politics and financing of sports stadiums, and has appeared on hundreds of TV and radio programs (ranging from ESPN to Democracy Now! to Jesse Ventura’s radio show). His next book, The Brooklyn Wars, will be published in Fall 2016 by Second System Press.

Neil is available for writing assignments, editing jobs, and web design work. You can contact him about your projects here.