Launched This Week: October 17th-21st
A roundup of stories from our week together at Catapult.
JD Ho on what it was like to work in a
It was a place that could have existed without me, but I would not be who I am without it. It gave me a lifelong love of unusual vegetables and the belief that I should grow everything I eat. It was a place ruled by seasons, ruled by history, created by hardship and exploitation, maintained by biophilia. It’s a place that wouldn’t exist if not for slaves.
Chloe Caldwell is tired of being asked .
Fantasian, and how she learned to break a few rules and listen to herself.
In which the author discovers that one of her ancestors owned :
I want to start the long walk down this road, carrying with me the deeds of my ancestors. I want to ask the questions that lead to more questions, I want to open all of the doors, and all of the doors behind them. I want to stop swimming through the dark water and sink, all the way down, until I know what’s been hidden there.
But this is not about what I want. This is not about what I need.
Finally, check out instructor on teaching, Catapult’s new online course platform, and what a good fiction workshop offers students. (You can find a full list of Catapult’s on-site and online classes here!)