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 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.