Cover Photo: A man about to ride a hot air balloon
Illustration by Christina Chung for Catapult

Shocked Quartz: Traveling with a Chronic Illness

Will the vertigo again become acute? Will the stress of this, or some root cause that spurs it, end my life before it might otherwise end?

Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London

Black Water

Competition butterflies itssocareerweatherpillow. I’m definitely freakintheroseoutofyourhair.





John Cotter is author of Under the Small Lights, a novel. Find John on Twitter @smalllights.