Cover Photo: Photographs by Shefali Lincoln and via NASA/Unsplash
The Tremendous One

Pui touches his nose to confirm he’s still there. He’s alive and, surprisingly, grateful.

Cover Photo: Photograph courtesy of the author
Walking Off Grief on the Appalachian Trail

Every hiker is called to the trail for a different reason, but we all share a common goal: We all want to finish.

Feb 02, 2023
Cover Photo: This photograph is a still from the movie 'The Banshees of Inisherin.' In it, Colin Farrell stands over Brandon Gleeson in a dark pub, looking a bit distraught and concerned. Gleeson stares straight ahead of him.
Bad Friend Art

Colin Farrell’s friend breakup in ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ is eerily similar to my own. His is just more cinematic.

Feb 02, 2023

Do You Want to Work in Publishing?

Cover Photo: This photograph looks through golden grasses in a prairie as the sun sets, washing the field in orange light.
a steadfast soul-birth, tried and true / this is where you sing creation into being
Sep 22, 2022
Cover Photo: Photograph by Lucia Macedo/okeykat/Unsplash
Complicit Poem
When was the last time you chose / a glass of pinot over fair pay?
Sep 13, 2022
Cover Photo: Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult
Though, no man can disappoint me / as much as the body I was / born into. Kidding, obvi. I’m Chilling!
Aug 30, 2022
Cover Photo: a night sky hanging above a dirt road, with a car perpendicular to the road
In the After
We stayed warm and near to each other around the crackling flames. That’s how we continued on.
Jan 27, 2023
Cover Photo: Illustration and animation by Sirin Thada for Catapult
Clarity knows how to turn your pain into an apology, but Nid Jeuniper has trained me a way out of this scenario.
Jan 20, 2023
Cover Photo: This illustration shows a white house sitting on a bluff overlooking a river. In the river, we see a women's face painted amongst the waves. The color palette is blue, purple, green, and gray.
Nor Let the Deep Swallow Me Up
This, I knew, was no mere dream: At long last the flood had come to cleanse this preposterous city.
Jan 13, 2023