Catapult Extra | Roundup

Today’s Reading List

Mothers, cities and safety, artistry and violence, from Hazlitt, Lenny Letter, and Literary Hub.

Todays Reading List is a daily round-up of stories that are inspiring us today from around the web.

All of the stories included are female-driven narratives, including but not limited to, relationships with mothers, security while walking throughout a city, and artistry in the  midst of a violent world.

We hope that you enjoy these stories as much as we have.

1. Over at Literary Hub, novelist and professor Maaza Mengiste on Chinua Achebe, art, language, and a violent world:

2. Laura Maw of Hazlitt details men’s predatory ways in the city, psychogeography, and being a woman:

Molly Mendoza

3. Catapult contributor Esmé Weijun Wang  on her mother’s fashion. (By the way, her debut novel, The Border of Paradise, is out now!)

Esmé Weijun Wang

4. Over at Lenny Letter, Kat Chow grieves her mother’s death and inevitably experiences life through her shoes:

Marie Bretin