Cover Photo: An animated illustration of a woman with long hair in the middle of a field, staring at a house, as the scene shifts ever so slightly around her, as if flickering
Illustration and animation by Sirin Thada for Catapult

twisty little passages

You walk to the house. The door blocks you from going farther.

Illustration and animation by Sirin Thada for Catapult

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.