Cover Photo: It's Deeply Lonely to Pretend: A Conversation with Lynn Steger Strong by Svetlana Satchkova
It's Deeply Lonely to Pretend: A Conversation with Lynn Steger Strong
Svetlana Satchkova interviews Lynn Steger Strong about her new novel, WANT, and what it means to write and parent in the world today
Jul 07, 2020
Cover Photo: graphic created by Stella Cabot Wilson for Catapult
Avoiding Copyright Infringement
This article is part of a new monthly column, "Legally Speaking." This installment discusses how to make sure you won't get in trouble for using other people's work in your writing.
Jun 24, 2020
Cover Photo: graphic created by Stella Cabot Wilson for Catapult
The Nuts and Bolts of Self-Publishing
This article is part of a new monthly column, "Legally Speaking." This installment discusses self-publishing e-books, audio books, and print on demand copies.
May 21, 2020
Cover Photo:  You Are Not Special by Michelle Spences-Lee
You Are Not Special
"You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else."
May 14, 2020
Cover Photo: Sun and Snow by Abad Enriquez
Sun and Snow
Getting lost and finding a slice of home in Andorra
May 02, 2020
Cover Photo: Art by Jesper Waldersten
Stockholm Syndrome
Leaving a toxic relationship - with a city.
Apr 23, 2020
Cover Photo: Cover design by Peter Mendelsund and Peter A. Anderson
#TolstoyTogether
A really good page is a page that reads as though it had always been written and it merely needed to be discovered
Apr 22, 2020
Cover Photo: graphic created by Stella Cabot Wilson for Catapult
Writing About Real People
This article is part of a new monthly column, "Legally Speaking." This installment discusses writing about real people without getting into legal trouble.
Apr 22, 2020
Cover Photo: graphic created by Stella Cabot Wilson for Catapult
The Nuts & Bolts of Contracting with an Agent
This article is part of a new monthly column, "Legally Speaking." This installment explains contracts with literary agents and what you should expect.
Mar 18, 2020
Cover Photo: Edited and used with commercial license from Flickr user, Beau Giles
Is There Anything More Americana Than a PB&J?
Easy, cheap, and it doesn't talk... for better or worse.
Feb 19, 2020
Cover Photo: The Catapult Craft Club logo has a blue sparkly background with a speech bubble cut out with scissors around the words "Craft Club"
Something that Looks Like a Story: A Conversation with Selena Anderson
In this new monthly column, writer and Catapult instructor Jessica Wilbanks sits down with a diverse range of contemporary writers to take a close look at the craft choices they made while writing a single short story, essay, or poem.
Feb 07, 2020
Cover Photo: Was Kawhi The Raptors Saving Grace or Just Their 'Secret Stuff'? by Michelle Spences-Lee
Was Kawhi The Raptors Saving Grace or Just Their 'Secret Stuff'?
The underrated Toronto Raptors had a 58-24 record during the 2018-2019 season and won the chip. They're currently on track with a similar record. Did they have it in them the entire time?
Feb 06, 2020
Cover Photo: start with the edges by Pablo Uribe
start with the edges
noticings poem week 2
Jan 14, 2020
Cover Photo: Petty Female Criminals by Thea Goodman
Petty Female Criminals
A Story of a Greenwich Village Landmark
Jan 12, 2020
Cover Photo: The Catapult Craft Club logo has a blue sparkly background with a speech bubble cut out with scissors around the words "Craft Club"
Extending the Break: A Conversation with José Olivarez
In this new monthly column, writer and Catapult instructor Jessica Wilbanks sits down with a diverse range of contemporary writers to take a close look at the craft choices they made while writing a single short story, essay, or poem.
Nov 15, 2019
Cover Photo: The Black Tax  by Michelle Spences-Lee
The Black Tax
"No Journey is too great when one finds what he seeks."
Oct 22, 2019
Cover Photo: The Catapult Craft Club logo has a blue sparkly background with a speech bubble cut out with scissors around the words "Craft Club"
What I Need You to Know: A Conversation with Frances Lefkowitz
In this new monthly column, writer and Catapult instructor Jessica Wilbanks sits down with a diverse range of contemporary writers to take a close look at the craft choices they made while writing a single short story, essay, or poem.
Oct 18, 2019
Cover Photo: not in your body by Alexandros Orphanides
not in your body
You are not located in this body
Cover Photo: Fresh Meat by Marlene Olin
Fresh Meat
A Halloween Story
Oct 11, 2019
Cover Photo: Headshot of the author. She has short blond hair, is smiling, and stands in front of tall dark green grasses
Excerpt: FLU SEASON
This novel excerpt was written by Eileen Church in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 08, 2019
Cover Photo: Headshot of the author in black and white. She has dark hair and wears dark eye makeup.
Excerpt: Pussy Burn
This novel excerpt was written by Zena Suri in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 07, 2019
Cover Photo: Black-and-white headshot of the author. She has dark eyes and dark curly hair and she is looking into the camera and smiling
Excerpt: SAYING GOODBYE
This novel excerpt was written by Diana Quiñones in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 03, 2019
Cover Photo: Headshot of the author standing on a hill above a large body of water. Her blond hair is blowing lightly in the wind and she is smiling.
Excerpt: M. AND ME
This memoir excerpt was written by Alana Woerpel in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 03, 2019
Cover Photo: Headshot of the author in front of green trees. She has long light brown hair and is smiling, showing her teeth.
Excerpt: YAX!
This novel excerpt was written by Lauren Walters in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 03, 2019
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a calm beach scene: white sand, gentle turquoise waves. On the righthand side of the picture, a group of older white folks are happily hanging out in beach chairs
Excerpt: DOROTHY AND LEONARD
This novel excerpt was written by Meghan Daniels in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 03, 2019
Cover Photo: This photograph is a picture of the author laying on a ground covered in pink chalk hearts. He is propped up on his elbows, his chin in his hands, and he's smiling
Excerpt: IS THIS JUST FANTASY?
This novel excerpt was written by P.J. Kryfko in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 03, 2019
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a farmland scene with fields of brown grass and bunches of dark trees and a blue sky with fluffy white clouds above it. The light makes it seem like evening or golden hour.
Excerpt: STAY WITH ME NOW
This novel excerpt was written by Laura Spence-Ash in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 03, 2019
Cover Photo: A black and white headshot of the author, who has dark hair and eyes and is looking upward, away from the camera, and smiling
Excerpt: untitled
This novel excerpt was written by Rebecca Flint Marx in Catapult's first 12-Month Novel Generator graduating class
Oct 03, 2019