More About Letters

Some Interesting Articles on Letter Writing

I’ll occasionally post links here to stories I have read and enjoyed about handwritten letters.

The Wonder of Letters:

From Me, With Love: The Lost Art of Letter Writing – Jon McGregor, The Guardian, Nov 26, 2016; modified May 11, 2021.

The Importance of Cursive Writing: What Killed Penmanship? New York Times, March 24, 2023.

Girl’s Viet Nam Outreach Was Lasting, by Susan Svrluga, Washington Post, April 7, 2024.

Reviving Letter Writing:

Advocates working to revive ‘dying art’ of letter writing and bolster mental health. abc.net, January, 2023

Why Letter Writing is Good for Us

Hand-writing letters shown to be best technique for learning to read. John Hopkins University, Jul 7, 2021

The Art (and Benefits) of Letter Writing, Health News, April 2020.

Reviving the Letter Writing Artform:

How Two Women Are Reviving the Lost Art of Letter Writing with Carnivals for students Across India Roshni Charkrabarty, India Today, November 7, 2022.