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Lenny Letter

Lenny Letter, also known as Lenny, is a weekly online feminist newsletter created by Lena Dunham and Jennifer Konner.[1]

Lenny Letter
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Editor Jessica Grose
Deputy Editor Laia Garcia
Editor at Large Mikki Halpin
Publisher Hearst Digital Media
Founder Lena Dunham
Jennifer Konner
Year founded 2015
First issue October 23, 2015 (2015-October-23)
Country United States
Language English



In September 2015, Dunham and Konner started Lenny Letter as a self-funded project that would give a platform to young female voices to discuss feminist issues.[2][3][4] The newsletter features political essays, personal stories, interviews, artwork and even an advice column from Dunham and Konner themselves called "Letters to Lenny."[5] Benjamin Cooley is the CEO.[6] Laia Garcia has been Deputy Editor since July 2015.[7]

Notable articles include an essay written by actress Jennifer Lawrence about the gender wage gap in Hollywood,[8] and one written by singer Alicia Keys about her decision to start wearing little to no make-up.[9]

Lenny Letter is supported by Hearst Corporation advertising.[10]

In addition to the regular newsletter, Lenny Letter published a Fiction Issue and a Poetry Issue during fall 2015. Lenny Letter is developing a book imprint at Random House and a possible HBO short film series.[11]

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