Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Mensah Demary! Mensah writes about not surrendering hope, but instead clinging to it to remain sane in these anxiety-filled times. “There is no human endeavor without hope. Even as I write, I hope to find you home, safe, able to read my words, open to revolt.”
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Mensah Demary is an editor for Catapult, an independent press based in New York. A writer for over fifteen years, Mensah’s work appears or is forthcoming in Pacific Standard, The Millions, VICE, The Common, Lit Hub, and elsewhere. Originally from New Jersey, Mensah lives and writes with his partner and boy/girl twins in Brooklyn.