Next Letter in the Mail: Idra Novey


We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Idra Novey! Idra writes to us in Penn Station, where she’s waiting for an Amtrak train to Philadelphia for a reading, about all the baffling revelations a day of public transportation provides.

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Idra Novey is the author of the novel Ways to Disappear, a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Exit, Civilian, her second poetry collection, was selected for the 2011 National Poetry Series. Idra has also translated the work of several prominent Brazilian writers, most recently Clarice Lispector’s novel The Pas­sion Accord­ing to G.H.