Letters to Summer

Two friends sharing the things they're reading, watching, listening to, and enjoying. In your inbox every other Thursday.

Letter 25 โ†’

November 07, 2019

Our thoughts on coziness, plus two podcasts we love and two things to watch.

Letter 24 โ†’

October 24, 2019

Our thoughts on routines, a movie that Summer is still processing, a book about working and not-working, a cake recipe, and your new all-in-one workspace.

Letter 23 โ†’

October 10, 2019

Our thoughts on renewal, music to spiral to, a cozy podcast about science, an essay to return to over and over, and an article about newsletters.

Letter 22 โ†’

September 12, 2019

A very powerful poetry collection, a festival for creative people, a concept album, and an app that will help you concentrate.

Letter 21 โ†’

August 29, 2019

A video series about food, exploring mental health in the tech industry, the video game that has taken over Summer's life, and a good Twitter thread.

Letter 20 โ†’

August 15, 2019

A book that made Summer lose her shit, a calming indie game, a messy, silly movie, and tie dye as stress relief.

Letter 19 โ†’

August 01, 2019

A book that will make you cry, cute computer keyboards, a pasta recipe, and a late-night snack.

Letter 18 โ†’

July 18, 2019

Summer's favorite film critic, music to dance to, Palestinian food, and some yummy tea.

Letter 17 โ†’

July 04, 2019

A TV show to fall completely in love with, watching people play video games, a chapbook about fandom, and nice-looking colors.

Letter 16 โ†’

June 20, 2019

A super long conversation between the two of us about all things Animal Crossingโ€”our favorite versions of the game, what weโ€™re hoping to see in New Horizons, and more.

Letter 15 โ†’

June 06, 2019

A chocolate chip cookie recipe, a list of everything making you anxious, a live cast recording, and a movie that will make you cry and laugh a bunch.

Letter 14 โ†’

May 23, 2019

Music to fall in love with, a calendar that doesn't fill you with a sense of dread, a kid's movie that everyone should see, a TV show that is definitely better than Game of Thrones.

Emergency Letter 1 โ†’

May 16, 2019

We don't normally do this, but this is a special weekโ€”so here's your very first _Emergency Letter_. We've got two very important recommendations today that couldn't wait until next week's regularly scheduled newsletter.

Letter 13 โ†’

May 09, 2019

Revisiting Hala Alyan's poetry, CBD, our queen (Lizzo), and a mood-tracking app.

Letter 12 โ†’

April 25, 2019

A playlist that will make you happy, a bread recipe for people who are bad at baking, Arab American poetry, and lots of candles.

Letter 11 โ†’

April 11, 2019

A video series about video game lore, a better astrology app, a trip hop duo, and a very cute grocery store.

Letter 10 โ†’

March 28, 2019

Listening to covers, lots of podcast recommendations, and a no-bullshit astrology website.

Letter 9 โ†’

March 14, 2019

A Palestinian music group, a journaling app for mindfulness, a Marvel movie that you should definitely see, and a big, fluffy pillow.

Letter 8 โ†’

February 28, 2019

Just a fun TV show, meditation, a romantic comedy for your teenage self, and a recipe for lazy people.

Letter 7 โ†’

February 14, 2019

Live music, the best summer album, comedy that will make you cry, and a newsletter that's not this one.

Letter 6 โ†’

January 31, 2019

A video game you can enjoy forever, an app for building habits, a cool poet, and a Jenny Slate interview.

Letter 5 โ†’

January 17, 2019

Keeping in touch with old friends, the TV show everyone is telling you to watch (they're right), a heartwrenching poetry collection, and tidying up.

Letter 4 โ†’

January 03, 2019

The ultimate goal-tracking spreadsheet, anime for self-reflection, rules for getting your life together, and poetry that will take your breath away.

Letter 3 โ†’

December 19, 2018

Poetry to reread over and over again, farming online with your friends, gourmet Kit Kats, and the best winter coat you will ever own.

Letter 2 โ†’

December 07, 2018

A website about therapy, the most beautiful love poem of all time, guilty pleasure reality TV, and a podcast that will make you cry.

Letter 1 โ†’

November 21, 2018

We are Summer and Jillian, two friends living on opposite sides of the country who like to send emails to each other. And now we're going to send emails to you!