Kick the Latch | Kathryn Scanlan

pickled boiled eggs Turned eighteen, finished school, got my diploma. Went full-time at the racetrack. Instead of working one racetrack I traveled the circuit with my racetrack family. There was grooms, jockeys, trainers, racing secretaries, stewards, pony people, hotwalkers, everybody. When one meet ended we’d all go down the road together, bumper-to-bumper. We’d go to … Read more

The Paris Review – Sheila Heti and Kathryn Scanlan Recommend

Kathryn Scanlan’s copy of Kathi Hofer: “Grandma” Prisbrey’s Bottle Village. Kathi Hofer: “Grandma” Prisbrey’s Bottle Village, published last year by Leipzig’s Spector Books, is a nice-looking hardback about the vernacular art environment Tressa Prisbre built in Santa Susana, California, a former railroad town now incorporated into Simi Valley. The volume was compiled, introduced, and translated … Read more