Cover Photo: This photograph shows gray storm clouds rushing over bright green scrub brush and bushes. We see low dark mountains in the background, but the clouds are almost consuming them.
Excerpt from ‘Red’
This novel excerpt was written by Claudia Cravens in Lynn Steger Strong’s 12-Month Novel Generator
Jun 02, 2021
Cover Photo: This black and white photograph shows a dark shadowy figure tossing their hair against grimy, poster-strewn, and heavily graffitied walls.
Excerpt from ‘The Unfated’
This novel excerpt was written by Alex Zafiris in Lynn Steger Strong’s 12-Month Novel Generator
Jun 02, 2021
Cover Photo: This picture looks across a clear lake at the edge of an island. You can see scattered houses, though they are very tiny. Most of them look like they are white with reddish roofs. Behind them, brown hills rise up. We see a sliver of ocean behind.
Excerpt from ‘Return to Sirana’
This novel excerpt was written by Kristin Vukovic in Lynn Steger Strong’s 12-Month Novel Generator
Jun 02, 2021
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a pigeon and a sparrow both pecking at crumbs on a sidewalk. Lines of shadow from a fence or a gate are cast over them as they peck.
Excerpt from ‘The Sparrow Choir’
This novel excerpt was written by J M Hannaford in Lynn Steger Strong’s 12-Month Novel Generator
Jun 02, 2021
Cover Photo: Patty Hearst's mugshot from 1975. On the left, her face is turned so we can only see her profile. On the right, we are looking at her directly in her face. Her hair is dark brown and wavy, falling to her shoulders, and she has thin eyebrows arching above deep eye sockets
Excerpt from ‘Urban Guerrillas’
This novel excerpt was written by Annabelle Larsen in Lynn Steger Strong’s 12-Month Novel Generator
Jun 02, 2021
Cover Photo: This picture looks up at the belly of a plane as it takes off.  The sky is pale purple and yellow and red and these gentle sunrise colors are reflected on the plane.
Excerpt from ‘Girl Interpreter’
This novel excerpt was written by Cherry Lou Sy in Lynn Steger Strong’s 12-Month Novel Generator
Jun 02, 2021
Cover Photo: This image is a still taken from Britney Spears's music video for the song "Everytime." She is looking over her shoulder against a white background.
Excerpt from “On Britney”
This essay was written by Elle Brooks in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: This photograph shows two female roller derby skaters racing around the track. The woman in front wears red and the woman trying to catch her wears blue, including blue spotted face paint. The background is blurred, but in the front left we see a referee
Excerpt: “On Being ‘Sick in the Head’”
This essay excerpt was written by Haley Hamilton in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: This photograph shows the lead singer of Bikini Kill, Kathleen Hanna, strumming her guitar and singing into a microphone on an outside stage.
Fighting for Kathleen
This essay was written by Elizabeth Teets in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: This image shows rows of binary digits. In the center, some of the ones and zeros have been highlighted to make a red heart.
Emotional Support Fantasy
This essay was written by Amanda McNeil in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: This black and white image is a still taken from the 2001 movie, PEARL HARBOR. In it, we see one wounded soldier being propped up by his friend, while a nurse yells and points off into the distance.
First 9/11
This essay was written by Stephanie Dinkmeyer in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a blood moon rising above highways, a bridge, and some telephone wires. The trees and grass are green, the sky is a deep purple, and the moon is bright red,
Excerpt from “Imperfect Orbit”
This excerpted essay was written by Caroline Shannon Karasik in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a gray, fluffy kitten sitting on an off-white bedspread. The kitten is cleaning their leg and a cantaloupe sits next to them. The kitten and the cantaloupe are about the same size.
Google Searches from a New Queer (While a Woman Sleeps Next to Me)
This excerpted essay was written by Allyson Darling in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: This image is a photograph of the author. She wears a bright-red jumpsuit, hoop earrings, and her hair in loose ponytails. She sits cross-legged on the floor against a bright red background.
The Skinny, in Numbers
This essay was written by Courtney Kocak in Chloe Caldwell's 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a baby raccoon sitting on the grass. It's paw reaches forward like it wants to touch the photographer.
Excerpt from “Penny the Nanny”
This essay excerpt was written by Raena Zupan in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a landmass, green and mossy, at the edge of a pale blue body of water. In the background, the blue sky is streaked with white clouds.
Excerpt from “Foreign Lovers”
This is an excerpt from an essay written by Diana Ostrom in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator
Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: Stacy Willis Bus Crime Scene
Who is Technoblades Sensei?
Technoblade born on June 1, 1999, at San Francisco, California. Presently, he lives there. He has three younger sisters and three younger brothers.
Mar 31, 2021
Cover Photo: Safe with me at last - Trauma Body by Karin Jervert
On Not Being Bipolar
Perhaps the world did understand me, if only in that I felt broken and psychiatry agreed I was.
Nov 23, 2020
Cover Photo: Seeking Writing Program Operations Intern for Winter 2021! by Catapult Classes
Seeking Writing Program Operations Intern for Winter 2021!
Catapult is looking for a full-time, paid operations intern to come work with our classes team for six months in early 2021
Nov 20, 2020
Cover Photo: In this print, we see two laptops with two sets of hands open at either end of the turquoise background. In between their screen, there's many small, colored lines, like we are seeing information shared in between them.
Apply for Catapult’s Winter 2021 Digital Publishing Fellowship!
We’re looking for a full-time, paid editorial and research fellow to come work with our classes and magazine teams.
Nov 19, 2020
Cover Photo: The cabin
Hideaway Road
Is it a place to hide? A place to heal? A place to quarantine? Or a forever member of the family?
Nov 15, 2020
Cover Photo: The Cat had been Calico by Mark A. Nobles
The Cat had been Calico
Previously published in Exhuming Alexandria
Oct 25, 2020
Cover Photo: Pacific Bonsai Museum, Washington (photo by author)
On the Sixth Day
The oregano crossed the street.
Sep 21, 2020
Cover Photo: Change Is Good by Michelle Spences-Lee
Change Is Good
"The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it."
Sep 20, 2020
Cover Photo: A white envelope sits in the middld of a bright yellow background.
Decoding Rejection Letters from Literary Agents
Agents get rejected by editors, writers get rejected by agents, and we’re all trying to figure out “when they said [x], what did they really mean?”
Sep 15, 2020
Cover Photo: Texas by Gaya Khmoyan
Texas
You have proved me wrong. It is easy to love you.
Sep 07, 2020