Next Letter in the Mail: Lisa Ko

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. Her writing has appeared in   Best American Short Stories 2016, thee New York Times, BuzzFeed, O. Lisa   Ko   is the author of   The Leavers, a novel which was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction and won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. Lisa writes about her lifelong love of snail mail, beginning as a child when she used to send letters to fictional characters she invented. &laquo Previous post like this

Next Letter in the Mail: Lisa Ko

By The Rumpus
May 16th, 2018

We’re getting ready to send our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from   Lisa Ko! More from this author → To read this awesome letter,   subscribe to Letters in the Mail   before May 29! Visit her at   lisa-ko.com. She also tells us about her real-life pen pals, and wonders whether grammar matters in the age of emojis. Magazine, and elsewhere.