ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND WORDS
IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

CEM MIL PALAVRAS
EM BUSCA DE AUTOR

http://100000words.net
https://www.diaphanes.com/news/100000-words-6155

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50 years after Michel Foucault’s visionary questioning of the primacy of the author-function, and in the face of rapidly changing cultures of writing and reading, internationally acclaimed authors were invited to take part in a playful and highly productive experiment: the writing of a text in the first person singular, arbitrarily but strictly limited to exactly 1000 words. The texts are presented and published without the author’s name. Whether fictional or auto-fictional, they are in the best sense great literature in condensed form.

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