Happy Belated Birthday, Zelda Fitzgerald


In honor of her would’ve-been 113th birthday, check out Gothamist’s collection of photos and footage of Zelda (and F. Scott) Fitzgerald.

Okay, okay—her birthday was a week ago, so this isn’t the timeliest post in the world.

Still, it’s fascinatingly bittersweet to see video of the couple before their marriage unraveled and Zelda died in a psychiatric institution.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →