Max Seeck (b. 1985) has a background in sales and marketing, and has lately been able to dedicate his time to his lifelong love of writing. His interests include well-conducted research, reading Nordic Noir and listening to movie soundtracks as he writes.
Max writes in Finnish, his native language. The foreign publishing rights have been sold to 40 countries (as of 08/2022).
In early December 2019 Greg Silverman's Stampede Ventures announced that they have acquired The Faithful Reader for a TV series adaptation in Hollywood.
Max's latest novel The Archipelago (Loukko) was released in Finland September 2022. It was both a critical and commercial success, being nominated for two literary awards in Finland.
Max and his long-time colleague and friend Joonas Pajunen have also co-scripted and co-directed a feature film The Knocking that premiers in cinemas in February 2023.