Cover Photo: photo by Judson Weinsheimer/flickr
photo by Judson Weinsheimer/flickr

Driving to Nowhere

“The car was a sanctuary, the only place that fully offered an escape.”

Helena Fitzgerald has published essays in The New Inquiry, Vice, Brooklyn Magazine, Midnight Breakfast, Refinery29, The Nervous Breakdown, The Rumpus, and Bookslut, among many others. She can be found on twitter @helfitzgerald, and writes a somewhat-weekly tinyletter at She is currently at work on a book about the 1977 blackout in New York City.