Next Letter in the Mail: Sarah Kasbeer


Our next Letter in the Mail is from award-winning essayist and Rumpus editor Sarah Kasbeer! Sarah writes to us from her 500-square-foot apartment about how she’s been quieting her noisy brain, the pet gummy worm she kept in her second-grade desk, and more.

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Sarah Kasbeer is the author of the award-winning essay collection A Woman, a Plan, an Outline of a Man. Her work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, The Cut, Dissent, Elle, Guernica, Jezebel, Longreads, The Normal School, The Rumpus, VICE, and elsewhere. Her work has received notable mention in the Best American Essays and been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.


Photograph of Sarah Kasbeer by Taurean Smithe.