Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
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.”

Here is how it won’t happen:

stay back ma’am

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler.


every time,


Jess Zimmerman is 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. Her book Women and Other Monsters, on feminism and mythological creatures, is forthcoming in March 2021.