Don’t Write Alone | Where We Write
Writing in the Kitchen, in the Presence of Those I Love Most

Maybe I’m just not a writer who’s meant to work in peace and quiet, as lovely as that sounds.

Mar 10, 2022
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
“Through writing this book, I’ve come to decide that I’m no longer a foreigner in this land”: A Conversation with Ye Chun

“Although my main characters find themselves in difficult circumstances, they are not passive. They resist, confront, and sometimes arrive at moments of transcendence.”

Sep 7, 2021
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
“I hope people consider the different ways history can be told”: A Conversation with Clint Smith

“Who we are, what our identities and backgrounds and politics are, all of these things animate how we experience a place.”

Jun 9, 2021
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Editor-in-Chief Mensah Demary on Growing Soft Skull Press as a Literary Home for Creative, Risk-Taking Writers

“Sometimes I think this is my only role as an editor: to convince the world, starting with the publisher, that a book should exist.”

Apr 29, 2021
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
How Science Journalist Ed Yong Helps Readers Make Sense of the World

“If you do it well, science writing trains you to grapple with uncertainty, to embrace nuance, to run toward complexity, to try hard to make sense of the world.”

Apr 9, 2021
Catapult | Catapult Artist
“It’s a great honor to lay eyes on a writer’s work and help give it a visual identity”: Nicole Caputo on Art, Design, and the First Year of the Catapult Artist Program

“Because Catapult is multifaceted, because our content spans so many subjects, it seemed the Catapult Artist program would really be an extension of what the magazine was already doing.”

Oct 31, 2019
Catapult Extra
Links for Wednesday, June 21st

On Sunday, Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles, a pregnant woman who had called to report a robbery, in her home in front of her children. Rahawa Haile has been writing some knock-down incredible pieces about her Appalachian Trail thru-hike (I will not be satisfied until I can read her book and maybe […]

Jun 21, 2017
Catapult Extra
Launched This Week: June 5th-9th

A roundup of stories from our week together at Catapult.

Jun 9, 2017
Catapult Extra
Launched This Week: May 29th-June 2nd

A roundup of stories from our week together at Catapult.

Jun 2, 2017