Founder of the literary research website Fabula, Alexandre Gefen has published the volumes La Mimèsis (2002),  Inventer une vie (2014), and Vies imaginaires, Anthologie de la biographie littéraire, La Fabrique littéraire l’individu (2015) and co-edited several works such as Frontières de la fiction (2002), L’Émotion, puissance de la littérature ? (2012) and Empathie et esthétique (2013). He has coordinated an international research project entitled “Pouvoir des arts” funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche, and has published widely in many critical journals and literary magazines such as La Nouvelle Revue française, Les Temps modernes, Revue critique de fixxion française contemporaine, and Magazine littéraire.