Letters in the Mail, One-Year Subscription (Domestic)



(Subscribers outside the US please click here)

Every two weeks, you’ll receive a letter, in the mail. Some of the letters are typed, others handwritten. Some include illustrations, some include comics, all are signed. We then photocopy the letter and send it to you. You can view sample letters here and here.

Recent and upcoming letter writers include Celeste Ng, Nicole Chung, Tayari Jones, Leesa Cross-Smith, R. O. Kwon, Sam Irby, Maggie Smith, Laura Lippman, Lydia Kiesling, and many more! Recent and upcoming letter writers include Lidia Yuknavitch, Celeste Ng, Chloe Caldwell, Molly Crabapple, Colin Dickey, Nicole Chung, Alana Massey, Jia Tolentino, Kristen Arnett, Alex Mar, and many more! Think of it as the letters you used to get from your creative friends, before this whole Internet/email thing. Letters will include return addresses in case you want to write the author back! 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.

Giving a gift subscription? Here’s a downloadable PDF that you can print or email explaining the gift you’ve given. Please contact marisa@therumpus.net if you have any questions.

Please note that one-year subscriptions are non-refundable.

HOLIDAY NOTE: All subscriptions purchased November 23 through end of December will begin on 1/1/2019.