NEW RELEASE! Hate Mail by Michelle Robertson...turning hatred into art


NEW RELEASE! Today, LitNuts shines a spotlight on a book that literally turns hatred into art. In a book that is both enlightening and inspiring, Michelle Robertson takes a creative look at an ugly aspect of being a female journalist. 

Hate Mail: Thank You For Reading

From $4.99  

At times illuminating, haunting, and downright funny, Hate Mail: Thank You for Reading unveils the experiences of female journalists in the United States by transforming one journalist's reader emails—or hate mail—into poems. The pieces in this collection ask you to think about the state of journalism in the United States, the role of female reporters, and the enduring culture of online hate.

    Praise for Hate Mail

    "A riveting read that finds poetry in the love and hatred hurled at news journalists." ~Amy Graff, SFGATE News Editor

    "Hate Mail is a thoughtful and creative reimagining of the ugly critiques that all journalists receive while on the job." ~Jessica Christian, award-winning photojournalist 

    "Her stories brilliantly span the chasm between reporting the news and spinning fascinating tales. These brilliant poems exhibit perseverance—a resilience that we can all learn from." ~Judy Walgren, Pulitzer Prize-winner and Associate Director, Michigan State University School of Journalism

      About Michelle Robertson

      Michelle Robertson is a features reporter at SFGATE, where she writes about the people and places of San Francisco. Her work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Orion, and Hi Fructose, among other publications. Her essay "Recovery Season" was listed as a notable work in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016. Hate Mail is her first book of poems.

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