Media contacts, media assets and links to interviews with/articles about Carolyn Porter
Carolyn Porter, Marcel Heuzé, P22 Marcel, World War II, STO, love letters, Paris, White Bear Lake, typography, font design, genealogy, Alphabettes, Minnesota Book Awards,
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Downloadable media assets:

RMA Publicity Feature Article, Book Cover, Sell Sheet, Reviews and Blurbs, Sample Interview Questions, Book Club Discussion questions.
Additional visual assets available; contact Rachel Anderson for details. 


Media inquiries or to arrange an interview with Carolyn:

Rachel Anderson RMA Publicity



Alphabettes: Letters in Letters, A Chat with Carolyn Porter

ATypI Conference, Montreal: Watch video here

Authors Answer: Carolyn Porter

Bas Bleu: Marcel’s Letters, Q&A with Carolyn Porter

Covered, a bi-weekly podcast by Harry Marks about writers and their books: Listen to Episode S4E4

Deborah Kalb: Q&A with Carolyn Porter

Design Feast: Marcel and His Letters: Graphic Designer Carolyn Porter’s Bold Passage in Typography, History, Writing and Publishing

KMSP TV – FOX9 interview: Quest to Create New Typeface Unearths Incredible Story

Steven Heller / The Daily Heller, Print magazine: A Typographic Detective Tale

Swenson Book Development: Q&A: The Making of Marcel’s Letters 

Swenson Book Development: The Journey of Marcel’s Letters—An Interview with Carolyn Porter

TEDxMahtomedi: The Unexpected Journey of a Passion Project

Star Tribune: The Joy of Text: The Twin Cities is a Hotbed for Type Designers

WBEV Radio, the “Book Nook” Segment with Brenda Murphy: Listen here (jump to 21:27 in show)

WCCO Radio with Jordana Green and Paul Douglas: Listen here.

WeMentor, Inc. podcast: An Incredible True Story, Part One.  Part TwoPart Three.

Writer’s Bone Friday Morning Coffee interview series: Marcel’s Letters Author Carolyn Porter


Media Coverage of Marcel’s Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate

Alphabettes: Our 2018 (Type-Centric) Holiday Gift Guide

Bas Bleu: Marcel’s Letters included in Bas Bleu’s 2018 “Life Stories” Book-a-Month Gift Pack

Brevity magazine; article by Heidi Fettig Parton: Of Fonts, and Fate and Marcel’s Letters

Booklist: The Best New Books: Week of June 5, 2017

Creative Pro: Marcel’s Letters, A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate

Design Feast Book Review: Typography and Technology in Play throughout Designer Carolyn Porter’s debut book “Marcel’s Letters: A Font and The Search for One Man’s Fate”

Dunn County News: Font of Love: Alumna’s discovery leads to award-winning typeface, book

Eye Magazine, the international review of graphic design: Elusive Characters

Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library: 2018 Minnesota Book Award Finalists Announced  Marcel’s Letters was a finalist in the Memoir & Creative Nonfiction category.

Growler: Finding Marcel: The letters that brought a WWII love story to life for a Minnesota font designer

Handwritten Work: Whisper Thin Cursive from the Musty Corners of Antique Stores

Independent Publisher: Marcel’s Letters ties for a 2018 Gold IPPY for Best First Book–Non-Fiction

L’Echo RepublicainL’incroyable histoire des lettres de Marcel Heuzé de l’Eure-et-Loir aux États-Unis

Le Parisien: Les lettres de Marcel ont inspiré un livre américain

Midwest Book Review: October 2017 Reviewer’s Bookwatch

PolitiChicks Book Review: Highly Recommended

Publisher’s Weekly: iBooks U.S. Bestseller List 10/8/2017—Biographies & Memoirs

Print magazine *Editor’s Pick*: P22’s Marcel Font, The True Tale Behind the Typeface

Star Tribune: Marcel’s Letters

Type magazine: Letters that inspired a typeface

Typograph.her: In search of inspiration – Type Designer Carolyn Porter found a profound story

UW-Stout press release, Nov. 28, 2017: “Alumna’s discovery leads to award-winning typeface, book” (View as .jpg here)

UW-Stout Outlook alumni magazine: The Font of Love

Verona Press: Verona Native’s Book Traces Historical Mystery

White Bear Lake Magazine: In Search of Marcel

White Bear Lake Press: Chance discovery brings history to life

White Bear Lake Press: Local author a finalist for book award

Writer’s Bone: 35 Best Books of 2017

Writer’s Bone: 16 Books That Should Be On Your Radar–September 2017


Media coverage of Marcel Heuzé’s letters:

Le Télégramme: Lettres. Expédiées des États-Unis 70 ans après

UK Daily Telegraph: Wartime letters of French father in Nazi labour camp resurface

UK Daily Mail: Love letters from Nazi labour camp delivered to Frenchman’s family 70 years on, thanks to U.S. collector’s detective work

Yahoo! News US: Letters sent from Nazi labor camp delivered 70 years later

Yahoo! News Canada: Family finally receives wartime love letters from French father in Nazi labour camp

Huffington Post: Love Letters Written By Frenchman In Nazi Labor Camp Finally Get Delivered To Family


Media coverage of the font P22 Marcel Script:

Behance: P22 Marcel Script Pro font

Print Magazine, article by Steven Heller: A Face In Search Of A Name

New York Type Directors Club Typeface Design Award Announcement

AIGA Award Announcement

Communication Arts 2015 Typeface Awards Announcement

Print Magazine Typography and Lettering Awards Announcement

Project Passion Press Release


Do you want to send an email directly to Carolyn?

Email Carolyn [at] Porterfolioinc [dot] com