Aug 9 Fog epub By Kathryn Scanlan


  • ebook
  • 128
  • Aug 9 Fog
  • Kathryn Scanlan
  • en
  • 19 November 2017
  • 9780374719999

10 thoughts on “Aug 9 Fog

  1. says:

    A strange book of erasure from a found diary What works is seeing the shape of a year in the life But the syntax m

  2. says:

    This isn’t really a book is it? Not in a way that someone would spend money on it surely Technically yes it’s formatted and published as a book but realistically speaking it is 128 pages I was easily able to read in just under 15 minutes This is beyond spare beyond minimalistic beyond bare bones even It might work as a poetry volume possibly although it’s sparse even by those standards Mood wise again might work for poetry Otherwise

  3. says:

    Ever where glare of ice We didn'tsleep too good My pep has left meD I out to cemetery towardevening Flowers frozen We arealone toniteKathryn Scanlan’s Aug 9—Fog is a rearrangement of sentences taken from a stranger’s diary she

  4. says:

    This short book is what some people call an erasure project by Kathryn Scanlan At an estate sale she found a diary one of those five year diaries with room for a small amount of information for each of five years pertaining to a particular date written by a woman who was given the book to write in by younger relatives She

  5. says:

    A small uiet experiment about a life lived Day to day storm to storm death to death A special artifact I look forward to Scanlan's collection of brilliant short fiction

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    I

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    110 pages in the tiny hardcover Scanlan found a diary written by an elderly woman at an estate sale and spent a significant amount of time choosing arranging and rearranging some of the short entries It reminds me of artists who rework found objects someone else's old painting or photograph etc into something new The selected entries covering the span of four seasons highlight the mundane and the beauty the unnamed diary keeper sees as w

  8. says:

    This book just wrecked me Throughout the reading I found myself jotting down ideas and fragments for my own pieces of flashpoetry The ending So minimal and timeless and surreal and moving Makes you want to walk outside and write about the weather Unlike anything I've read Can't wait to read it again once I have the physical copy W

  9. says:

    255 Literacy experimentation where an author rewriteedited pieces of an old diary she fund and turn it into fictional diary I guess Original take but the result is a bit empty the writing and the moment describe has a kind of melancholic beauty to them but it just isn't enough to make a good book

  10. says:

    I love experimental books ones that play with format and perspectives and such so when I read the description of this work I immediately went and got it from my library This is a uniue collection and rearrangement

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6th” An entire state of mourning reveals itself in “2 canned hams” The result of Scanlan’s collaging is an utterly compelling deeply moving meditation on life and deathIn Aug 9 Fog Scanlan’s spare minimalist approach has a maximal emotional effect remaining with the reader long after the book ends It is an unclassifiable work from a visionary young writer and artist a singular portrait of a life revealed by revision and restraint. 255 Literacy experimentation where an author rewriteedited pieces of an old diary she fund and turn it into fictional diary I guess Origi

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ThelessAfter reading and rereading the diary studying and dissecting it for the next fifteen years she played with the sentences that caught her attention cutting editing arranging and rearranging them into the composition that became Aug 9 Fog she chose the title from a note that was tucked into the diary “Sure grand out” the diarist writes “That puzzle a humdinger” she says followed by “A letter from Lloyd saying John died the 1. A small uiet experiment about a life lived Day to day storm to storm death to death A special artifact I look forward to Scanlan s collec

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A stark elegiac account of unexpected pleasures and the progress of seasonsFifteen years ago Kathryn Scanlan found a stranger’s five year diary at an estate auction in a small town in Illinois The owner of the diary was eighty six years old when she began recording the details of her life in the small book a gift from her daughter and son in law The diary was falling apart water stained and illegible in places but magnetic to Scanlan none. A strange book of erasure from a found diary What works is seeing the shape of a year in the life But the syntax might be what s not wo


About the Author: Kathryn Scanlan

Kathryn Scanlan's work has appeared in NOON Fence Granta and Egress Her debut collection of stories The Dominant Animal is forthcoming from FSG Originals in 2020 She lives in Los Angeles