Next Letter in the Mail: Leesa Cross-Smith (& Signed Book Giveaway!)


Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Leesa Cross-Smith! Leesa sends us a handwritten letter on hotel stationary about traveling, anxiety, and making lists. She also includes a list of questions she’d love to hear your answers to, so please write back!

To make sure this special letter finds its way to your mailbox, subscribe to Letters in the Mail by March 13! And through March 31, purchase a yearly Letters in the Mail subscription (or a 6-month Rumpus Book Club subscription) and we’ll send you your own signed copy of Leesa’s brand-new novel, Whiskey & Ribbons. Already have a subscription? Just extend or convert it and we’ll send you the book! Or give the gift of letters to a friend and keep the book for yourself! Click here to subscribe today!

Leesa Cross-Smith is a homemaker and has been a finalist for both the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and the Iowa Short Fiction Award. She is the author of Every Kiss a War (Mojave River Press, 2014) and the forthcoming novel Whiskey & Ribbons (Hub City Press, March 2018). Her work has appeared in Oxford American and Best Small Fictions, among many others. She is the founder/editor of WhiskeyPaper and lives and writes in Kentucky.