Cover Photo: "Tableaux Vivants," Arielle Berman
"Tableaux Vivants," Arielle Berman

Today’s Reading List: New Work by Catapult Contributors

Essays and fiction by Alexander Chee, Saskia Vogel, Jasmine Sanders, and others

1. At Take magazine, Alexander Chee writes  about being the son of a Korean immigrant and an American woman, and how no one ever believes that hes from Maine:

2.  Theres an excerpt from Benjamin Woods novel, The Ecliptic, at Literary Hub:

3.  Over at Rookie, Jasmine Sanders recounts the summer after Trayvon Martin:

Mithsuca Berry

4. For Pacific StandardHelena Fitzgerald analyzes Geoff Dyers latest collection, White Sands: Experiences From the Outside World, and questions the ethics of secular pilgrimage:

Ludovic Marin

5.  A young woman navigates the adult entertainment business and a shady artist lover. New fiction by Saskia Vogel at The Offing:

"Tableaux Vivants," Arielle Berman

Morgan Jerkins is a writer and Associate Editor at  Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Elle, Rolling Stone, and BuzzFeed, among many others. Her debut essay collection, This Will Be My Undoing, is forthcoming in 2018 from Harper Perennial.