Open Letters

To the Curly-Haired Barista

Sep 18, 2017

Performance Poetry by Megan LeAnne

When I asked about your tea selection, what I really meant to say was Goddamn you’re pretty.

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Dear Harryette Mullen

Nov 07, 2016

Open Letter by Carol Dorf

Readers and writers can talk to each other across times and cultures.

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Dear Kate Chopin

Oct 31, 2016

Open Letter by Emily Toth

You were so bored. You were so right.

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Dear Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

Oct 10, 2016

An Open Letter by David Biddle

E-book apps in 2016 should be as revolutionary as word processors were back in the 1980s.

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Dear Literary Editor—and Writer

Oct 03, 2016

Open Letters by Steven Lewis and Rob Spillman

Just lift the delicate veil of literary high-mindedness, and it’s easy to see the disdain for writers on most websites.

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Dear Rupert Murdoch (and Mark Zuckerberg)

Sep 19, 2016

Open Letter by Jeremiah Horrigan

As I’ve learned the hard way, Mr. Murdoch, you weren’t the worst thing to happen to me or journalism.

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Dear Edward Snowden

Sep 12, 2016

Open Letter by J.p. Lawrence

I don’t know if I would have done what you did under the same circumstances.

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Dear Taylor Swift (and Other White Feminists)

Sep 12, 2016

Open Letter by Lorraine Berry

I don’t believe we get to pick and choose whose struggle for civil rights we align ourselves with.

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Dear Prince

Sep 12, 2016

Open Letter by Shawn Kerivan

How could you be so creative, so powerful, so prolific? Do you know what you did to me?

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Megan Merchant: Two Epistles

Sep 12, 2016

TW Featured Poet

Please, tell me I am not the only mother, only wife setting the night table for my dead.

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