Catapult | What's the Word
Translating the Immigrant Experience Into Fiction

These stories are my inheritance, which is not the same as sole ownership.

Sep 26, 2022
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Michelle Hart Is Queering the Campus Novel

In this interview, Michelle Hart discusses her debut novel, ‘We Do What We Do in the Dark’; the art of the flashback; and how ceding your power can be very hot.

Jun 21, 2022
Columns | Eldest Immigrant Daughter
Unlearning the Shame Culture of the Former Soviet Union

The avoidance of shame is a community obsession, one I haven’t been able to escape even in my thirties.

Mar 22, 2022
Columns | Eldest Immigrant Daughter
Bridging My Family’s Language Barrier, One Filthy Russian Idiom at a Time

My family may not get much of my writing, but our mutual appreciation for ill-advised sexual mayhem transcends language.

Jan 31, 2022
Columns | Eldest Immigrant Daughter
Lessons On Diasporic Identity from Meme Culture

There was something mutually exclusive about being either an eldest immigrant daughter or a normal, well-adjusted adult.

Sep 27, 2021