Cover Photo: A photograph of the exterior of a Kwik Trip gas station and its sign depicting gas prices. The sign also says "Resolutions—ha! Fresh bakery inside."
My Kwik Trip Gas Station Has Always Been There for Me

I want to preserve this old gas station because it feels like preserving myself.

Jan 25, 2023
Cover Photo: a tablescape of beautifully prepared Nigerian food
Nigerian Food Is Evolving In America—So Am I

Whether one calls it “adaptation” or “assimilation” is a matter of one’s personal politics. But I—like the food I love—am undoubtedly changing.

Jan 24, 2023
Cover Photo: A photograph of a potted money tree against a background of more greenery.
Can You Manifest Financial Abundance?

When I hired a financial coach, I wasn’t expecting to fall down a rabbit hole of mantras, manifesting, and magical thinking.

Jan 23, 2023
Cover Photo: This photo shows two people working on their laptops at a table in front of windows filled with sunshine and greenery. They have cups of coffee and look as if they are enjoying a cowriting session together.
Get Thee to a Writing Residency
Residency programs offer dedicated time and space to help you level up your writing. Here’s how to apply.
Feb 16, 2022
Cover Photo: This photograph shows three young men sitting on a picturesque rolling green hill. Sheep graze around them and there are blue mountains reaching up into fluffy white clouds in the distance.
A Person of Color’s Guide to Navigating Writing Residencies
For our Application Week series, Hannah Bae writes about applying to and attending writing residencies as a person of color—along with tips from about ten other writers who identify as BIPOC.
Aug 17, 2022
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a woman sitting up in bed inside a cabin. She has a huge window next to the bed that looks out into a snowy forest.
How to Set Yourself Up for Success at Your Writing Residency
This guide is meant for writers who are dreaming of getting away to write—and addresses the anxiety many of us feel when we finally get that treasured chunk of time.
Jan 12, 2023
Cover Photo: This photograph looks through golden grasses in a prairie as the sun sets, washing the field in orange light.
RATIONING SWEETGRASS
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
GET FUCKED & DIE! Poetica
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: Illustration and animation by Sirin Thada for Catapult
Clarity
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
Cover Photo: This illustration shows the shadow of a werewolf up against a living room wall. We see collections of paintings and tchotchkes scattered around the room, as well as a few empty beer bottles tipped over on counters. The colors are strong reds, yellows, oranges, and greens.
Die Cuban
Listo had suspected the curse since the hospital, but after his first full moon it was a fact.
Jan 06, 2023