Cover Photo: An illustration of two plastic dolls, one stripped of clothing, exposing the cavity in  its abdomen and the equally plastic baby within
Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult

Midge Hadley, the Pregnant Barbie

I wonder what roles I would have felt obligated to fill as an adult if Midge, the pregnant Barbie, were instead an astronaut, a divorcée, a bad friend.

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Just make sure you come too.

Emily is a writer, former journalist, and theatre artist from Philadelphia. She is a current first-year fiction candidate at Texas State University.