Cover Photo: The Master of the Air by Con Chapman
The Master of the Air
She was deadweight in his arms.
Aug 17, 2017
Cover Photo: Still from film adaptation of "Ohio Impromptu", by Samuel Beckett, directed by Charles Sturridge
in other shadows unborn
excerpts from a Samuel Beckett fantasia
Aug 17, 2017
Cover Photo: The EDISTO Reissue Is Here, and Roy Blount, Jr. Has Something to Say About It by Catapult Books
The EDISTO Reissue Is Here, and Roy Blount, Jr. Has Something to Say About It
From the Foreword by Roy Blount, Jr.: “This is the funniest damn book, and so adroit, and so serious, so full of unforced heart.”
Aug 15, 2017
Cover Photo: Photo © flickr.com/LIN CHIA HUI
Try, Try Again
Making fertility less lonely, one story at a time.
Aug 14, 2017
Cover Photo: Catapult Staff Picks by Allie Wuest
Catapult Staff Picks
What do you do when you want a Flannery O’Connor book cover tattoo but hate birds?
Aug 14, 2017
Cover Photo: So happy together
Come Intern With Us in Portland, Oregon!
We’re keen to find an intern with a passion for the marketing side of book publishing.
Aug 10, 2017
Cover Photo: Grace Oluseyi
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Grace Oluseyi
“The story had always been about two halves of a couple using each other to get what they want.”
Aug 09, 2017
Cover Photo: photo courtesy of the author
TinyLetter of the Month: Jamila Osman, “Notes from Ramallah”
“Writing these letters is my way of laying siege to the silences that I have learned to harbor.”
Aug 08, 2017
Cover Photo: Ben Shattuck
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Ben Shattuck
“I like to think of the people I personally know placed in deep history.”
Aug 07, 2017
Cover Photo: Angela Ajayi
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Angela Ajayi
“I wrote almost euphorically, allowing my memories, my knowledge, and my imagination to meld endlessly, freely.”
Aug 04, 2017
Cover Photo: The Guddenov by mike scallan
The Guddenov
A post-apocolyptic love story: Adam and Eve retold.
Aug 03, 2017
Cover Photo: Emily Chammah
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Emily Chammah
“Writing can be a lonely endeavor, and it is wonderful to now be connected to these other emerging writers.”
Aug 02, 2017
Cover Photo: Ten Days in Scotland. by Dasha Ziborova
Ten Days in Scotland.
C'mon Sun, Show Up, a family trip in words and pictures.
Aug 01, 2017
Cover Photo: Catapult Staff Picks by Allie Wuest
Catapult Staff Picks
Newly-reissued Eve Babitz, pocket-sized Thomas Piketty, and a Swedish pop cover of Talking Heads.
Jul 31, 2017
Acuteness
A New Meaning to Viral
Jul 31, 2017
Cover Photo: Generation X:  Looking for a place to put ourselves back in order
Gen X: I Did What I Loved, the Money Did Not Follow
Living the signature message just makes life weird. And desperate.
Jul 29, 2017
Cover Photo: Samuel Clare Knights
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Samuel Clare Knights
“I wanted to write about the experience of my first language, about learning how to ask through hands before words.”
Jul 28, 2017
Cover Photo: Jim Cole
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Jim Cole
“A story comes to me like a match and I’ll write the first draft frantically until it burns out.”
Jul 25, 2017
Cover Photo: Original illustration by Tallulah Pomeroy for Catapult
Erasing "Pals"
Erasure poems contextualize and complicate the narrative essay "Pals: The Married Man and Me."
Jul 21, 2017
Cover Photo: Amber Caron
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Amber Caron
“I was fascinated by the isolation of musher life, and the loneliness that often accompanies it.”
Jul 19, 2017
Cover Photo: Catapult Staff Picks by Allie Wuest
Catapult Staff Picks
Summer reading recommendations from the Catapult team.
Jul 17, 2017
Cover Photo: A Prince at War by Connie L. Johnson
A Prince at War
One daughter's battle with fatherlessness.....
Jul 15, 2017
Cover Photo: Moving On by Lauren Suval
Moving On
"For me, that boardwalk life’s through." - Bruce Springsteen (Sandy)
Jul 13, 2017
Cover Photo: Laura Chow Reeve
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Laura Chow Reeve
“I wanted to explore why someone would choose forgetting over remembering, and how it would affect those who loved them.”
Jul 13, 2017
Cover Photo: French Kiss. by Anubhuti  Krishna
French Kiss.
In Search of self, by the sea.
Jul 13, 2017
Cover Photo: HEROES DO NOT WEAR CAPES by Melody Ziki
HEROES DO NOT WEAR CAPES
......The ramblings of a die hard anti-hero
Jul 11, 2017
Cover Photo: Break Out the Accordions: DIRT ROAD is here!  by Catapult Books
Break Out the Accordions: DIRT ROAD is here!
James Kelman’s new novel is on sale today, and we have the perfect music to go along with it.
Jul 11, 2017
Cover Photo: Rohin Guha
TinyLetter of the Month: Rohin Guha, “Gardening During Wartime”
“Gardening is faithmaking when solidarity seems elusive: Add water. Add light. Witness evolution. There is no sturdier pact.”
Jul 10, 2017
He Saw Birds
Chronic drug use has gifted him with a superpower he does not want.
Jul 09, 2017
Cover Photo: Amy Sauber
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Amy Sauber
“The pleasure and tension in rooting for an underdog is that you are unsure how or if they can pull through.”
Jul 07, 2017