ByJess Bergman

Jess Bergman is the studio manager for a popular children’s book series and has probably seen every picture of a puppy posted on the internet since 2012. She lives in Philly.

  1. Shortly before my maternal grandfather died of prostate cancer, he gave my Uncle Bill, his eldest son and namesake, a box full of things whose inheritance he wanted to ensure while he still could. Its contents included, among other things, an official MLB baseball of uncertain context, a program from JFK’s 1961 inauguration, and most tantalizingly, a manila envelope that read, in Pop-Pop’s Sharpie scrawl, “Letters to Anita: Do Not Open Until After I’m Dead.”…