Email is a safe place

Illustration by Kevin Cornell

Kate Kiefer Lee, writer and editor for the email service MailChimp, dives into our persistent fascination with email newsletters. Can email — frequent host to spam, barely concealed phishing attempts, and typo-ridden banking scams, not to mention urgent pleas from family, coworkers, and friends — also emerge as a space for publishing? And if so, how is it different than other mediums? —Ed.