Autostraddle Air Mail Is Coming Soon To An Inbox Near You

Bonjour mes amies! If the number of emails and formspring questions I’ve gotten in the past week are any indication, a lot of you are worried that I never got your pen pal requests or that Autostraddle Air Mail isn’t happening any more. That is so not the case! In the interest of keeping y’all in the loop/quelling any anxiety I might’ve caused, I wrote you a poem in the style of William Carlos Williams.

UPDATE: If you’re still looking to join, jump on over to this survey and you’re in, baby!


This is just to say

I have gotten

your emails

that contain

your vital stats


and which

you were probably


to receive responses to last week


Forgive me

there are 865 of you (!)

so it’s taking longer

than I expected

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  1. I’d love to sign up too! (I dare say you’ll easily end up with a thousand gladies at this rate.)

    So is there anything we can do to help? It sounds like a lot of work to do all on your own.

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