Next Letter in the Mail: Andrés Cerpa


Our next Letter in the Mail comes from the poet Andrés Cerpa! Andrés writes to us about “the inexplicable future” and his longstanding relationship with Washington Square Park—and shares some favorite quotes and lines of poetry throughout.

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Andrés Cerpa is the author of Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy (2019) and The Vault (2021) from Alice James Books.