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Next Letter in the Mail: Kristen Arnett

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Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Kristen Arnett, author of the forthcoming debut collection Felt in the Jaw (Split Lip Press)! Kristen writes us a beautiful, breathtakingly honest letter about about the Christmas present that sits unopened in the backseat of her car, learning to set boundaries, and what it means to have a family.

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Next Letter for Kids: Jose Pimienta

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We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from illustrator Jose Pimienta! Jose writes to us about the day he left Georgia, picked up a good friend in Kentucky, and headed west to pursue an art career in California. This awesome letter about their trek and the lives they’ve built since arriving in West Burbank is filled with wonderful illustrations, too!

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Next Letter in the Mail: Lucy Corin

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Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Lucy Corin! Lucy writes to us about her badass childhood friend J and what happened when she went searching for on the Internet and social media.

To make sure Lucy’s awesome letter reaches you so you can read the story of J, subscribe to Letters in the Mail before July 13!

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Next Letter in the Mail: Colin Dickey

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Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Colin Dickey! Colin begins his letter by telling us about how he used to hate email, and reminds us that a letter is so much more than its content—a letter is an experience.

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Next Letter in the Mail: Georgia Bellas

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We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail from Georgia Bellas! While sitting in an airport drinking a gin and tonic and from the mountains while crickets sing, Georgia sends a letter begun in an airport drinking a gin and tonic, and finished from the mountains while crickets sing, hoping to bring you a little joy and to find out all about you, too.

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Next Letter for Kids: Kara LaReau

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We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Kara LaReau! Kara writes to us about the time she proudly handed in a report on Marian Anderson for Black History Month and got in trouble for using a good word.

Subscribe by January 30 to make sure this letter reaches your favorite young reader!

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