Love Letter: The Real Stories Behind the New Season of ‘Modern Love’

“This might be the start of Kit Harington’s romantic comedy career,” Daniel Jones, the editor of Modern Love, said to me recently, only half joking.

Though Mr. Harington may be better known for playing Jon Snow in “Game of Thrones,” viewers can now see him play an affable Irishman who is smitten with a woman (played by Lucy Boynton) at the start of the pandemic.

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We’re happy to announce that after many pandemic-related postponements, Season 2 of “Modern Love” is now available to stream on Prime Video.

The eight-episode season features Minnie Driver, Dominique Fishback, Marquis Rodriguez, Anna Paquin, Sophie Okonedo, Lulu Wilson, Tobias Menzies, Gbenga Akinnagbe and Zoë Chao, among many others. You can watch the trailer and read all the original essays that inspired the second season here.

You can also read our interviews with four writers whose essays inspired episodes in the new season. Find the links below.

I hope you have a wonderful, love-filled weekend.

Miya Lee, Modern Love projects editor

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Also, here’s how to submit a Modern Love essay or how to be featured in an Unhitched column. Don’t feel like writing more than a tweet, an Instagram caption or a Facebook post? Consider submitting to Tiny Love Stories, which are no more than 100 words. Getting married? Here’s how to submit your love story and news of your upcoming marriage.

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