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Kane X. Faucher

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Kane X. Faucher is the author of several novels and has been a regular contributor to a few international magazines. His works are a mix of the absurd, the comical, and the critical, generally involving themes of language, media, contemporary art, and libraries. His prose style is slightly elevated and satirically snide.

He is also known for his expertise in rhetoric and propaganda studies, and publishes articles on Borges, Deleuze, social media, and Celine. He is an assistant professor at the University of Western Ontario.


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Kane X. Faucher (another canned, overly general question). I do not believe in writer's block as such any more than I believe that I experience an eating block…more(another canned, overly general question). I do not believe in writer's block as such any more than I believe that I experience an eating block between meals, regardless of how far they are spaced apart. Writing, like several other activities, occurs in ebbs and flows. Forcing myself to write when I am not disposed to the activity at the time seems a bit silly and counterproductive to me.(less)
Kane X. Faucher I don't fetishize "being a writer" as this is to subscribe to the kind of reductionist identity that confuses the self with some attribute or role. If…moreI don't fetishize "being a writer" as this is to subscribe to the kind of reductionist identity that confuses the self with some attribute or role. If being a writer was all that I believe defined me, it would be inauthentic, and would suggest some kind of ego disturbance.(less)
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“First they burn the books, and then the bodies follow”
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“He felt the reassuring thump of having driven over a small animal, the jolt of it firming up the offer of a sick, annealing grin.”
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“Political and economic considerations exert pressure on science to answer strictly practical, immediate problems––in some cases by directed funding, in other coercive ways by muzzling scientific findings found to be in contradiction with political and economic agenda.”
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