Next Letter in the Mail: Lydia Kiesling


We’re getting ready to send our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Lydia Kiesling! Lydia sends us a handwritten letter about parenting, reward charts, and television.

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Lydia Kiesling is the author of The Golden State and a 2018 National Book Foundation “5 under 35” honoree. She is the editor of The Millions and her writing has appeared at a outlets including the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker online, the Guardian, and Slate. She lives in San Francisco with her family.


Photograph of Lydia Kiesling © Andria Lo.