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Scott McClanahan


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ABOUT the author

Scott McClanahan is the acclaimed and award-winning West Virginian author of Crapalachia, The Incantations of Daniel JohnstonHill William, and The Collected Works of Scott McClanahan: Volume 1 and more. The Washington Post has called McClanahan's work "the genuine article" and The Millions has called him "The Poet Laureate of Real America." He is also co-founder of Holler Presents and half of the band Holler Boys.
Find out more here: hollerpresents.com/scott
Twitter: @ScottMcClanahan


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Crapalachia front cover by Scott McClanahanCrapalachia 
"McClanahan's prose is miasmic, dizzying, repetitive. A rushing river of words that reflects the chaos and humanity of the place from which he hails. [McClanahan] aims to lasso the moon... He is not a writer of half-measures. The man has purpose. This is his symphony, every note designed to resonate, to linger."
New York Times Book Review

The Incantations of Daniel Johnston front cover by  a graphic novel by Ricardo Cavolo and Scott McClanahanThe Incantations of Daniel Johnston
"[The Incantations of Daniel Johnston] captures Johnston's visions—both artistic and hallucinatory—in an intensely colorful cartoonish style and vivid recurring images: frogs, cascades of pills, volcanoes, eyeballs of many varieties."
John Williams, New York Times Book Review


Interviews
Read:
An interview with The Fader | 7/27/2016
A conversation with cult author Scott McClanahan and Spanish illustrator Ricardo Cavolo about The Incantations of Daniel Johnston.

Oxford American | 10/30/2013
Scott McClanahan dishes on the most famous angel of all, and his opinion on writing as therapy.

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Author Scott McClanahan performing a reading in Columbus, Ohio, on November 16, 2013.

Scott McClanahan: The Last Reading from Holler Presents on Vimeo.

 

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