Next Letter in the Mail: Marie-Helene Bertino


We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Marie-Helene Bertino. Bertino’s debut novel 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas is a Barnes & Noble Fall ’14 Discover Great New Writers pick and a Best Book of 2014 at NPR, Popsugar, BuzzFeed, Flavorwire, and others. Her debut collection of short stories Safe as Houses received The 2012 Iowa Short Fiction Award and was named an Outstanding Collection by The Story Prize. She teaches in the Creative Writing Department at NYU and in the low-residency MFA program at IAIA (Institute of American Indian Arts).

Marie-Helene writes to us from her giant desk, and tells us about the importance of celebrating the minor happenings in our lives. To make sure this letter finds its way to your mailbox, subscribe to Letters in the Mail now!