Next Letter in the Mail: Colin Dickey


Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Colin Dickey! Colin begins his letter by telling us about how he used to hate email, and reminds us that a letter is so much more than its content—a letter is an experience.

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Colin Dickey is the author of Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places (Viking), plus two previous books of nonfiction: Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius, and Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith. He is also the co-editor (with Joanna Ebenstein) of The Morbid Anatomy Anthology. He teaches writing at National University.