Cover Photo: A black-and-white photograph of an office calendar laid open on a desk. A pair of hands is holding down a pink post-it note and preparing to write on it with a black pencil. The pink post-it note and the red fingernail polish on the hands are the only parts of the photo in color.
Photo by Marten Bjork/Unsplash

When Quitting Your Job Is the Answer to Everything

The email some anonymous stranger had sent to my boss was an agonizing reminder of how I lived, the choices I made, and the priorities I held close.


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Rax King is a James Beard Award-nominated bitch. Her work can also be found in Glamour, MEL Magazine, Catapult, and elsewhere. Look out for her monthly column Store-Bought Is Fine for hot takes about the Food Network, and her essay collection Tacky (Vintage 2021).