Cover Photo: An image of two adults looking at a girl on the swings
Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult

Give A Little

A sticky silence befalls the house for many weeks.

We will go, wherever you want, whenever you wantmmm


afterFair game

Of course would think his summer flu was an excuseshemust

Then send it to them

Nothing to worry about on that front


The Lion KingJurassic ParkMrs. DoubtfireHook

Hook I’ve just had an apostropheI think you mean an epiphany

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

What next, what next





Vanessa A. Bee is a consumer protection lawyer, essayist, and the author of Home Bound: Reflections of an Uprooted Daughter. Her nonfiction writing has appeared in N+1, The Cut, The New Republic, The Nation, and Guernica, among others. She lives in Washington, DC.