Cover Photo: An illustration of a woman peering into a fish tank that holds a large silver arowana
Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult

The Five-Year Plan

The family in my novel is like this arowana. Born to hurt things. They are hunters, even when there is nothing left to hunt.


The Aquarium

The Aquarium

Become king, eat crab

Steven Duong is an American writer from San Diego. A 2021 Poetry Coalition Fellow at Kundiman, his writing is featured or forthcoming in Guernica, AGNI, The Massachusetts Review, and other venues. He will be starting his MFA in Fiction at the Iowa Writers' Workshop in the Fall of 2021.