Next Letter in the Mail: C Pam Zhang


Our next Letter in the Mail comes from acclaimed author C Pam Zhang! Pam sends us a handwritten and illustrated letter from the desert, where she is hiding out with her dog and contemplating life during the pandemic.

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C Pam Zhang is the author of How Much of These Hills Is Gold, which was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Zhang’s writing appears in The Cut, McSweeney’s Quarterly, the New Yorker, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology. She is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree.


Photograph of C Pam Zhang by Cayce Clifford.