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Benedict Cumberbatch Reads for Letters Live


In this video, actor Benedict Cumberbatch reads an apologetic guest’s hilarious letter to a hotel involving pizza and seagulls for the Letters Live series which celebrates the power of literary correspondence. Inspired by Shaun Usher’s Letters of Note series, Letters Live is an initiative by publishing company Canongate and Cumberbatch’s production company SunnyMarch.

Finding Pen Pals in a Pandemic


“It seemed I had stumbled into a collective desire to connect in one of the only ways that felt safe to people.” In this Pop-Up Magazine video, Rachel Syme speaks about organizing a worldwide pen pal exchange called Penpalooza, which is featured in “Pandemic Pen Pals” in the March/April issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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