WBEZ: Leah Pickett
February 8, 2013, "Be awesome, write letters"
Leah talks about her history with letters and why you should do it too. Read more at WBEZ.
January 30, 2013, "Pigeon Post"
A friend sends Tina Roth Eisenberg a Pigen Post and her postman has a bit of fun. Read more at smissmiss.
November 8, 2012, "Go Postal with the Letter Writers Alliance"
The awesome Jennifer Paull interviews us about our future plans and why we write.
September 10, 2012, "Scenes from the Renegade Craft Fair"
The Letter Writers Alliance was featured in a review of the 2012 Renegade Craft Fair. Includes information on our Pigeon Post. View slideshow on their website.
September 13, 2012, "Letter Writers Fall in Love with Mail Again"
An article about pen pals and postcards. Read on the Chronicle website.
September 12, 2012, "The Letter Writers Alliance"
On the importance of letter writing. Read the post on their website.
September 19th, 2012, "Thoughts on Writing: The LWA"
A feature on the stationery copmpany William Arthur's blog. Read the post on their website.
Crane & Co.
August 29, 2012, "Post Script: Donovan Beeson"
Donovan was interviewed for the stationery makers Crane & Co.'s blog. Read the interview on their website.
Crafty Pod podcast
Donovan was interviewed for Crafty Pod's February podcast to talk about letters, INtangible Blog, and the Letter Writers Alliance.
Listen to the podcast on the Crafty Pod site.
Craft Business Heros / Handbook
Kathy was included in the sister books Craft Business Heros and Craft Business Handbook to represent both the Letter Writers Alliance and 16 Sparrows.
BBC World Service
October 30, 2009
Kathy was interviewed for BBC's The World Today for a series of interviews of postal workers around the world. Kathy's section was added to discuss the dying art of letter writing and its relationship with technology. Originally aired on October 30, 2009.
Listen to the interview
(The beginning of the sound bite includes the ending of the previous postal worker's interview.)
Good Mail Day
The Letter Writers Alliance and some of its member exclusive stationery was included in the book Good Mail Day: A Primer for Making Eye-Popping Postal Art by Jennie Hinchcliff and Carolee Gilligan Wheeler.
Time Out Chicago
The Letter Writers Alliance, a member-based group founded by 16 Sparrows, was featured in Time Out Chicago. We host monthly letter writing socials, which was where we were interviewed about our tips for writing more letters. Read the online version of the article at the Time Out website.
One of the Letter Writers Alliance letter writing socials was featured in the Red Eye. Read the article on the Red Eye website.
Indiana Public Media
Kathy was featured in "Keeping Alive The Lost Art Of Letter-Writing" by Indiana Public Media on April 26, 2010.
Listen to the segment on the Indiana Public Media, WFIU website
The Modern Letter | December 18, 2007
Talking Letters with
Kathy & Donovan of
16 Sparrows and the Letter Writers Alliance
The Modern Letter Project talks to Kathy & Donovan of 16 Sparrows and the Letter Writers Alliance--one of our favorite projects online that combines pen pal'ing with the best of well-design stationery. Kathy talks about her problem with cursing and love for the historical; Donovan shares her love for zombies and thoughts on why we ought to keep writing letters.
entire interview on The Modern Letter website.
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