Next Letter in the Mail: Rebecca Makkai


We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Rebecca Makkai! Rebecca writes a handwritten letter from her home airport O’Hare, sharing with us its secrets. She also tell us the best traits of other airports, and some funny games you can play while waiting in them. Rebecca asks you to share your knowledge of airports with her, too. Don’t miss out! Subscribe to Letters In The Mail today!

And, during the month of June, purchase a one-year subscription to Letters In The Mail and you’ll receive a signed copy of Rebecca’s just-released short story collection, Music For Wartime!

Rebecca Makkai is the Chicago-based author of the novels The Hundred-Year House, winner of the Chicago Writers Association’s Novel of the Year award, and The Borrower, a Booklist Top Ten Debut which has been translated into eight languages. Her short story collection, Music for Wartime, will appear in June of 2015. Her short fiction was chosen for The Best American Short Storiesfor four consecutive years (2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008), and appears regularly in journals like Harper’sTin House, and New England Review. The recipient of a 2014 NEA fellowship, Makkai will be visiting faculty this fall at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.