Our next Letter in the Mail and Letter for Kids is one and the same, and comes from author and illustrator Darren Farrell. Darren sends an awesome letter from the other side of the planet. He writes about what it’s like living in Seoul, South Korea and even shares a recipe for bulgogi!...more
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We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Brooklyn-based writer John Fischer. John writes to us about family while at a Cleveland clinic where his younger brother has just had heart-valve replacement surgery.
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Purchase a holiday gift subscription to Letters in the Mail or Letters for Kids for your favorite family members—it’s the gift that keeps on giving, all year long! Not to mention 6-monthand 12-month subscriptions to our incredible Book Club, and 6-month and 12-monthsubscriptions to the equally awesome Poetry Book Club!...more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Erica Ehrenberg! Erica writes to us about her connection with her grandmother, wondering how much she actually knows and how much is imagined, ultimately asking the question, How do we know anyone?...more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail and it’s from Amy Butcher! Amy asks did we enjoy our Halloweens? Then, she tells us about about one of her most memorable Halloweens, when she was 15 years old, and asks the question, “Why, dear reader, had I not gone with my gut?”....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail and it’s from writer Paul Rome! Paul writes to us about going on a mission to IKEA to find a new writing table. And then, while sitting at his new table on a Sunday afternoon, he writes some more, about time and how it’s difficult to imagine the way things were even though you lived them and witnessed them changing....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from author Darin Strauss! Darin writes to us about the good, the bad, and the ugly during his summer exile to a surprising location. Whether he’ll survive the experience with his dignity intact—and be allowed to return home—is anybody’s guess....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from poet David Roderick! In this 10-page missive, Dave gets back in touch with his handwriting skills while enjoying a new bookstore in his town. He writes to us about his children, his surroundings, his secret morning exercise, and of course, poetry....more
We’re getting ready to send out the next Letter in the Mail! Rob Roberge pens an 8-pager about his father, and the guilt he feels regarding a particular scene in his upcoming memoir. He writes about that familiar dilemma that faces those of us who write about our real lives: Should he remove the scene to spare his father’s feelings?...more
We’re getting ready to send out the next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Rumpus founder Stephen Elliott! Having just returned to Brooklyn from L.A. where he finished work on his new movie, Happy Baby, Stephen writes a personal and rambling letter about writer’s block, simplifying his life, and more....more
Looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift for the book-lover in your life? Why not pay that gift forward to your community?
Romance novelist Anna DeStefano’s Hearts for Hearts initiative “to give back to their communities by donating books they already own to nearby assistance groups” such as “homeless shelters, Medicaid nursing facilities, or similar centers.”
Or of course, our Letters in the Mail and book club subscriptions can always be given instantly—or, if your sweetheart is willing to wait, there’s our Write Like a Motherfucker mug with a big red heart on it....more
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....more
Ran out of gift ideas? Forgot to put someone on your list? It’s not too late to give the gift of Rumpus! Our online store has plenty of awesome subscriptions you can give instantly, with the click of a mouse....more
Our resident cartoonist extraordinaire Yumi Sakugawa has some very exciting stuff coming up....more