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Next Letter in the Mail: Liam Golden

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The next Letter in the Mail, going out Friday, January 3, is from Liam Golden!

Liam has illustrated many Rumpus pieces, and his comic Boco Watches the Sea was featured in a Rumpus comics spotlight in 2013. You can see more of his books, prints, and drawings—including his latest, In San Francisco, There Is a Street—at his website.

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Next Letter for Kids: Leslie Margolis

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Woohoo! The next Letter for Kids, going out Friday, June 14, is from Leslie Margolis!

Leslie writes books for teens and tweens, including the Annabelle Unleashed series and the brand-new Maggie Brooklyn Mysteries series. The Young Adult Library Services Association put her novel Fix on the “Popular Paperback” reading list and her novel Boys Are Dogs on the “Amazing Audiobook” reading list.

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Next Letter in the Mail: Maud Newton!

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Exciting news! The next Letter in the Mail, going out Friday, June 14, is from lit-scene superstar Maud Newton!

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Maud is an essayist, critic, blogger, and fiction writer whose work has appeared, well, pretty much everywhere, from the New York Times Book Review to Granta to The Awl.

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The Next Letter for Kids: Irene Latham

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Exciting news: The next Letter for Kids, going out this Thursday, is from Irene Latham!

Poetry editor of the Birmingham Arts Journal, Irene has written two novels for kids: Leaving Gee’s Bend and Don’t Feed the BoyDear Wandering Wildebeest, forthcoming in 2014, is her third collection of poetry—but her first collection of poetry for young readers.

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The Next Letter in the Mail: Chloe Caldwell

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We’re pleased to announce that the next Letter in the Mail, going out next Thursday, is from Chloe Caldwell!

Chloe Caldwell is a Rumpus contributor and interviewee. Her essay collection Legs Get Led Astray and her e-book The New Age Camp both came out last year, and she has written for Salon, The Nervous Breakdown, xoJane, Freerange Nonfiction, and several other noteworthy publications.

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THE NEXT LETTER IN THE MAIL: Elissa Bassist

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The next Letter in the Mail, going out this Friday, is from Elissa Bassist.

Elissa Bassist is the editor of our Funny Women column. Her writing has appeared here on The Rumpus, in The New York Times, NYMag.com, The Paris Review Daily, The Daily Beast, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Salon, Creative Nonfiction, and most recently in Get Out of My Crotch, a collection of twenty-one writers responding to America’s war on women’s rights and reproductive health.

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The Next Letter for Kids: Lisa Yee

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The next Letter for Kids, going out this Friday, is from Lisa Yee.

Lisa’s debut novel, Millicent Min, Girl Genius, won the prestigious Sid Fleischman Humor Award. Her other novels for young people include Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time, So Totally Emily Ebers, Absolutely Maybe, and a series about a 4th grader, Bobby vs.

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