Next Letter in the Mail: Helena Fitzgerald

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Our next Letter in the Mail comes from writer Helena Fitzgerald! Helena sends us a stunning and insightful letter about what holidays ask of us, and what they give us in return.

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Helena Fitzgerald has had writing published in Rolling Stone, Hazlitt, GQ, the Atlantic, The New Republic, Catapult, Electric Literature, Racked, Nylon, VICE, Brooklyn Magazine, and The New Inquiry (where she is a former editor), among many others. She writes a popular tinyletter called Griefbacon and is currently at work on several longer-form projects, including a novel about the 1977 NYC blackout. She’s on twitter @helfitzgerald.