Uncreative Writing

In AH 2220F – Effective Communication in the Arts and Humanities – individual students completed an “uncreative writing” project, building on the concepts introduced in the book Uncreative Writing by Kenneth Goldsmith. The book examines techniques traditionally thought to be outside the scope of literature, such as cutting and pasting, databasing, identity ciphering, and programming. Goldsmith presents the idea…

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“Duck Taped Bodies”

This is for the days when you’re not ready to face the world When your bed is safe and warm and comforting and the outside world is cruel and harsh and angry It will judge you and curse you and scream in your face These days, you Just can’t Do It It’s a matter of…

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Dogs, Discrepancies & The Literary Divine: A Talk with André Alexis

Feature Image: André Alexis (Hannah Zoe Daviso) André Alexis is the third Canadian to receive the Windham-Campbell Prize,  an award of US$165k granted to eight writers each year from around the world who have exhibited exceptional work in fiction, non-fiction, or drama. André Alexis’s marvellously imaginative Fifteen Dogs explores the controversial effects of human intelligence…

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