‘Dear Monday…’ collects the first 365 entries in my ongoing series of letters to the days of the week.
The image you see here is the front cover. I have purposely kept it minimal, neither wanting to resort to the cliché of calendar imagery, nor wanting to pretend that it is a ‘normal’ book by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, when completing the information for bookstores and online retailers, I had to classify it as a personal memoir, as there were no other categories it really fit—and I did not want to have it show up as ‘non-classifiable’ (which is what it defaulted to).
In my mind, the book is a cross between a journal and an art project, requiring a lot on the part of the reader to make it work. Will it work as a book? I don’t know yet—but I have something else in mind if it doesn’t…
(18 April 2015)