Patrice Gopo

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Patrice Gopo’s essays have appeared in a variety of literary journals and other publications, including Gulf Coast, Full Grown People, and Creative Nonfiction. She is the author of 'All the Colors We Will See,' an essay collection about race, immigration, and belonging. Her book is a Fall 2018 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Please visit to learn more.


Cover Photo: Illustration by Elizabeth Haidle for Catapult
What Is Common, What Is Rare: Why Extraordinary Events Cannot Eclipse Everyday Racism

We’d denounce the marches and torches and chants. When that moment passed, we’d continue to live with the ghosts of our country’s peculiar legacy.

Jan 14, 2019