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Mensah Demary is an editor for Catapult, and writes in Brooklyn. Find him on Twitter @mensah4000.
“The conversation between the past and the present in New York is always kind of ambivalent.”
“I naturally gravitate toward writing about the illness and the body.”
“I aim to tell entertaining, partially personal, partially data-based stories.”
Catapult celebrates its newest book with readings and a panel discussion.
“I wanted a way to talk to readers the way that I can only talk to my wife.”
“I sit quietly. I tell myself, ‘You’ve done this before.’”
Catapult staff members share their current reads
“I cannot reverse time, but I can always go back.”
On New Year’s Resolutions
“I wanted to be reckless. I also needed to eat.”
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