Cover Photo: closeup photograph of three blue and two white Chanukah candles against a black background; two tapers lit, three recently extinguished with smoke trails rising
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A Year Without an Ending

Is it strange, in a vortex of absence, to cherish endings? Only if loss and endings are the same.

King Lear

qualities

Blursday,

over

was

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Hamlet, fact performance

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Jess Zimmerman is the author of Women and Other Monsters and the editor-in-chief of Electric Literature. Her essays and opinion writing have appeared in the Guardian, the New Republic, Slate, Hazlitt, Catapult, and others.