Best Advice

In our continuing series of responses from our authors on the best advice they were ever given on matters that were key for them, we’re pleased to offer some lyrical thoughts from a celebrated and joyful poet, Rebecca Seiferle:

The best advice I’ve ever received came to me in the form of a wish. When I graduated from high school, I received a card from my great-great-aunt Helen. Arriving from my mother’s father’s sister, whom I’d forgotten meeting when I was a toddler, the card made me feel connected to a family out there somewhere, as if a larger world wished me well.

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