Cover Photo: Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult
Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult

People Like Them

It would never be said that Gloribel wasn’t the first, or the last, to swallow what wasn’t real.

allthe most unpleasant sorts

Take a Photo of Me

Long sleeves in this heat?




Thank you for the wonderful service

For a good priceEveryone wants french fries these days. Not plantains.


There are no more houses for you to take from us.


We’re the same.


everyone-wear-lime-green 2022 family reunion



the worst sort

realreal indistinguishable-from-real

Show me your pockets!

Lise K. Ragbir is Trinidadian-Canadian, born and raised on the traditional territory Kanien’kehà:ka (Montreal, Canada.) She was Jack Jones Literary Art’s Tiphanie Yanique Fellow, and has participated in Callaloo Journal’s Creative Writing Workshop in Barbados. Her essays about race, immigration, arts and culture, and relationships have been published by Elle, the Guardian, Hyperallergic, Time Magazine, and Psychology Today among others. She makes her home in Austin, Texas.