The Longest Winter

One year into a pandemic, how do we rethink our relationship to the cold, dark months?

The Longest Winter

In the warmer months of COVID-19, we found relief in backyard barbecues, park picnics, and socially distanced strolls. This winter, as temperatures stay low and restrictions remain tight, mental health experts are worried about the toll of a locked-down season. But the pandemic provides an opportunity: to reimagine what these long, cold months could be. In a new digital series, updated each week through February, The Walrus is rethinking how we can go from coping with the season to thriving through it.


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Series Credits

Series Editor Carine Abouseif
Editors Harley Rustad, Tajja Isen, Daniel Viola
Art Direction Natalie Vineberg
Producers Angela Misri, Sheena Rossiter
Head of Research Erin Sylvester
Copy Editor Jonah Brunet
Fact Checkers Nicole Schmidt, Sydney Hamilton, Lucy Uprichard