Alyssa Lo

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Alyssa Lo is a poet & writer exploring language and the speculative as a way to understand the present with work in Catapult  and Strange Horizons. Originally from Hawai'i, Alyssa is now based in New York.


Cover Photo: This header image has a background illustration of many stacks of books. In the foreground, there are headshots of each of seven the participant's in polaroid-like frames.
Interning In the Publishing Industry

A roundtable discussion with Catapult’s current and past interns.

Jan 26, 2023
Cover Photo: On the left is the cover of the book "The World Keeps Ending, and the World Goes On" against a blue background. It is a bright pink cover with a collage of a river running from a cityscape to the mountains. On the right is a photograph of Franny Choi.
Franny Choi Believes in a Future After the Apocalypse

Alyssa Lo talks with Franny Choi about their most recent poetry collection ‘The World Keeps Ending, and the World Goes On,’ poetic forms, and speculative possibilities.

Nov 01, 2022
Cover Photo: This is a color photograph of coins on a white table with a fake plant appearing to grow out of the money.
Pursue Your Writing Project with a Grant or Fellowship

Are you a writer looking to apply for a grant? Here are a few opportunities you might be interested in that we are sharing for our Application Week series.

Aug 16, 2022
Cover Photo: On the left is a photograph of Joseph Han's novel, Nuclear Family. On the right is a photo of Han, standing against a red brick wall and looking into the camera.
Joseph Han Writes From, and for, Community

In this interview, Joseph Han discusses his debut novel ‘Nuclear Family,’ being in conversation with Korean American literature, and writing from a place of abundance.

Jul 14, 2022