Next Letter in the Mail: Mia Mercado


We’re getting ready to send our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Mia Mercado! Mia shares a list of things that make her feel better when she’s having a difficult time, and hopes you’ll write back and share your own list! And, she includes pictures of her adorable dog and of all the different ways she signs her name.

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Mia Mercado is a writer whose work has been featured in the New Yorker, the New York Times, McSweeney’s, Reductress, The Belladonna Comedy, and a bottle she threw into the Milwaukee River when she was nine. You can follow her on Twitter @miamarket or see more of her writing at but, like, no pressure.