Next Letter in the Mail: Lee Herrick

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Next Letter in the Mail: Lee Herrick

By The Rumpus
August 6th, 2018

We’re getting ready to send our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from   Lee Herrick! More from this author → ***
Photograph of Lee Herrick ©   Mike Keo. Lee writes to us about his love of lists, and he includes a photocopy of two bar napkins on which he and his wife wrote a list of one-hundred band names they’d call a band if they ever started one. And remember,   Letters in the Mail   helps us keep The Rumpus running—so, you can correspond with your favorite writers   and   support the website in one fell swoop. Lee Herrick is author of two books,   Gardening Secrets of the Dead   and   This Many Miles from Desire, and the forthcoming   Scar and Flower   (Word Poetry, 2019). His poems appear widely in literary magazines, textbooks, and anthologies, including   Columbia Poetry Review,   The Normal School,   Visions Across the Americas, and   Indivisible: Poems of Social Justice, among others. Subscribe to Letters in the Mail   before August 15! He is a Fresno Poet Laureate Emeritus and serves on the Advisory Board of The Adoption Museum Project.