Writing letters for every girl: Interviewing author Isa Garcia | Inquirer Opinion

Writing letters for every girl: Interviewing author Isa Garcia

/ 09:15 AM March 01, 2017
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Letter writing had been tagged “outdated” more than once before, and with the constant surge of new technologies of how people send messages across—e-mail, text, blog and social media, some would consider the claim to be true. Who writes letters anymore? Well …

Dear friend,


I had the opportunity of talking to a letter writer today.

Her name is Isa Garcia, and she just came out with a book called Found, a compilation of letters about life and love she has written over the years.


Let me share with you what she said about this supposedly dying art form and why it is important to keep bringing it back.

Isa Garcia is a teacher, social advocate and optimist. She has loved writing her whole life and feels that her book, “Found: Letters on Life, Love, and God,” is the fulfillment of her 11-year-old self’s greatest dream. She is grateful.

Below is Bookbed.org’s interview with Garcia.

Hi Isa! Thank you for taking the time to talk to us. As a start, would you mind telling our readers a little bit about your book?

My book, “Found: Letters on Life, Love, and God,” is a compilation of letters to young girls, and they touch on different topics such as faith, hope, love and friendship. These are letters I penned when I myself was a young girl, still getting to know the world. They were born from my own losses and struggles and I’m glad to have been given the chance to share them, especially now that I am older.

Continue reading at Bookbed.org.

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