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Wendy C. Ortiz is the author of Excavation: A Memoir (Future Tense Books, 2014), Hollywood Notebook (Writ Large Press, 2015), and the forthcoming Bruja (CCM, 2016)....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Ben Fama! Ben writes about the release of his 2015 poetry collection, Fantasy, a hot summer spent with a difficult dog as a favor to a friend, an absent partner in Berlin, and the very little writing he’s managed to accomplish given all that....more
Roe McDermott writes from her life, to you in your life, about all the different types of love we find ourselves experiencing: NoOtherOptionlove, MisplacedLoyaltylove, CouldDieForYoulove, LovingWhereYouArelove, ThisCouldBeHome(AtLeastForNow)love, and more.
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We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Tracy Holczer! Tracy writes a letter that is only allowed to be read by hooligans! That’s because she shares with you her first hooligan story from when she was thirteen. It involves lots of girls, lots of noise, a dark street, screaming, and police laughter....more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Dan Gutman! Dan writes us a very funny letter bursting with color and photos! He tells us all about where he lives, where he writes, what he likes to do for fun, and some other really neat stuff—including the one word guaranteed to make every kid laugh!...more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Summer Pierre! Summer sends us a beautifully illustrated letter about leaving her family to take a solo road trip to visit a friend. She shares the she has thoughts along the way, as well as her memories of road trips from her youth....more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Lois Sepahban! Lois writes about all the animals that have shared her life with her, including a very special dog named Strider, an Australian Shepherd that walked her to the bus stop each morning and met her there every day when she came home from school....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Joshua Levy! Joshua writes to us from the backyard of the mansion which he rents a part of. He tells us about its owner, the appearing and disappearing dogs, and the people coming and going—including one special person with whom he’s moving to Portugal....more