Michael T. Fournier’s debut novel, “Hidden Wheel,” uses his punk rock background to reflect on the financial crisis, forced obsolescence, and nature of criticism. The nice folks at Three Rooms Press published the novel in October 2011.
Fournier is also the author of a book-length discussion of the Minutemen’s 1984 album “Double Nickels On The Dime,” the 45th installment of Continuum Press’s “33 1/3” series.
His writing has appeared in/on, among others, Vice.com, the Oxford American, Pennsylvania English, Stolen Island Review, Pitchfork, Fluke, Chunklet and the Boston Phoenix.
He has taught literature and punk rock history at Emerson College, Tufts University, University of Maine, and beyond.
He lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife and their cat, where he edits the Cabildo Quarterly.