Tabitha Blankenbiller

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Tabitha Blankenbiller's essays have been published in Electric Literature, The Rumpus, The Establishment, Hobart, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn, among other places. Her debut essay collection Eats of Eden is forthcoming from Alternating Current Press in 2018. For more of her work, visit or follow her on Twitter @tabithablanken


Cover Photo: Still from the HBO series The Leftovers
Strange Grief: On The Leftovers and Departure

“The undefined, complicated, unresolved trauma makes us messy—how do we tell our story without an ending?”