Tajja Isen

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Tajja Isen (@tajjaisen) is an editor for Catapult. Her first book, Some of My Best Friends: Essays on Lip Service, will be published in April 2022.


Cover Photo: A photograph of a grey couch with a western blanket draped over the back. In the background is a ladder shelf and a poster of Freud's map of the unconscious. To the right of the frame is a large potted cactus.
Where Tajja Isen Writes

I like to think that writing where I live has allowed me to let more of life into my writing.

Oct 25, 2021
Cover Photo: A screencap from the 1989 film 'Say Anything,' in which the actor John Cusack, wearing a trench coat, lifts a boom box over his head.
“It’s downright wild out there”: A Q&A on Book Sales with Alyson Forbes

As part of our Money Week series, Alyson Forbes shares the ins and outs of book sales and explains how indie presses “care about your book the way John Cusack cares about Ione Skye in ‘Say Anything’.”

Sep 14, 2021