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My email address is still active and you can continue using that one if you already have it. However, some people told me they encountered problems with it (probably because the .city domain is so new!) so I decided to switch email addresses in late 2015.

Please know that I read and appreciate every email. However, due to the volume I receive, I am not able to reply to all of them.

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Letters from the City is a lifestyle blog that produces original content, which includes partnering with brands that are a good fit for the blog’s style and audience. Please contact me at if you have any questions or need other information not found on this page.



Letters from the City is popular with readers age 22-34 in U.S., U.K. and Canada. Readers are interested in consumer electronics, food + drink, and shopping.

Editorial Guidelines

  • Currently the Letters to Friends feature has only highlighted fellow bloggers who have opted in to be part of the feature. Please contact me if you are interested in a sponsored Letters to Friends feature.
  • Paid advertising links (also called text links, anchor text links, etc.) are not available to any sponsors.
  • More information about regular and seasonal features can be found here.


Product Styling

Have a product you think would be a good fit for my audience? Reach out to me about styling it into a post. Due to FTC disclosure laws, all gifted products I receive will be marked c/o (more on disclosure here). Previous brand work:


Sponsored Posts

Sponsored posts are available in special cases and a limited number are accepted each quarter. I do not write paid posts about brands I have not personally tried and I generally require a product sample (or sample of services). I have worked with ANN INC.Hanes and Invisalign on sponsored content.