Scott McClanahan (born June 24, 1978) is an American writer, filmmaker, and martial artist. He lives in Beckley, West Virginia and is the author of eight books. His most recent book, The Sarah Book, was featured in Rolling Stone, Village Voice, and Playboy. NPR called the book "brave, triumphant and beautiful — it reads like a fever dream, and it feels like a miracle." McClanahan is also a co-founder of Holler Presents, a West Virginia-based production and small press company.
Scott McClanahan is the author of books: Crapalachia: A Biography of a Place, The Sarah Book, Hill William, The Collected Works, Vol. 1, The Incantations of Daniel Johnston, Stories V!, Stories II, Stories, Lazy Fascist Review #2, Road Rage