metafictionist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

metafiction +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

metafictionist (plural metafictionists)

  1. A writer of metafiction.
    • 2008 February 24, David Hajdu, “Jazz Man”, New York Times:
      As a maker of such writing, he descends from a long line traceable from Whitman and Melville to the modernists and Mackey’s idol, Baraka, to the metafictionists John Barth and William Gass.