“Reading the digital newsletters of strangers may seem like an odd pastime, but depending on the author, it can be a funny, thought-provoking pursuit,” says Sophie White. Here she chooses five of her favourites to curl up with before bed.
GRIFFNOTES BY SARAH GRIFFIN
Irish novelist and essayist Sarah Griffin crafts beautiful, evocative epistles about life, literature and the world as viewed from a kitchen table in Dublin city. There is melody in her prose and magic in the minutiae, tinyletter.com/griffnotes.
THE DOLLY MAIL BY DOLLY ALDERTON
Journalist and writer Dolly Alderton’s rollicking circular is like a wine-fuelled sleepover. Themes range from one-night stands to hated pop songs and life lessons learned in your twenties. There’re also cameos from other great writers, such as co-host of Alderton’s podcast, Pandora Sykes, tinyletter.com/thedollymail.
THE SOPHIST BY SOPHIE HEAWOOD
Vivid adventures spill from Heawood’s pen in her dispatches that detail anything from single motherhood to bonkers dating apps and living in the twilight zone, aka LA, tinyletter.com/ TheSophist.
JIMSY JAMPOTS BY AMY JONES
Jones is the down-to-earth creator of the video series Three Minutes On and food blog She Cooks, She Eats. She also writes delightfully irreverent and sometimes sincere notes on her life, her loves and her beloved lists, tinyletter.com/jimsyjampots.