Jess Zimmerman

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Jess Zimmerman is the author of Women and Other Monsters and an editor at Quirk Books. Her essays and opinion writing have appeared in the Guardian, the New Republic, Slate, Hazlitt, Catapult, and others. 

Stories

Cover Photo: Detail of Aeneas and his Companions Fighting the Harpies, by François Perrier / Image via Wikimedia
The Monstrous Female Ambition of the Harpy

“When women grab for space men thought reserved for their use alone, those men will surely call us foul.”

Apr 24, 2017
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
All the Ways He Won’t Die

“Someday he’ll meet a fate I didn’t think of, and that will be my fault, too.”

Feb 17, 2017
Cover Photo: photo by Leo Prieto/flickr
A Life in Google Maps

“I can’t zoom in far enough to see if we were happy, or sad, or changing, or lying to ourselves.”

Sep 12, 2016