DON’T WRITE ALONE

At Catapult, we believe there’s a better—or at least less lonely—way to write. Here you’ll find writing resources, advice, job and fellowship opportunities, prompts and craft talk, and more.

Conversations

Cover Photo: This graphic is a close-up of the ‘Best Debut Short Stories 2021’ book cover, and includes the words "A conversation with Robert J. Dau Prize Winner Lindsay Ferguson" along with the author's headshot
A Conversation with ‘Best Debut Short Stories 2021’ Author Lindsay Ferguson
“Writing at a slow pace—or along the contours of what life personally looks like for you—is still writing.”
Oct 14, 2021
Cover Photo: This header is a picture of the author Julian K. Jarboe next to the cover of their book, EVERYONE ON THE MOON. In the center, we see a stamp that reads "writers who read," which is being written onto a notebook. The other hand of this writer holds a pair of glasses.
Writers Who Read: A Conversation on Body Horror with Julian K. Jarboe
“If you’re interested in responding to difference and change in a fantastic way, body horror fiction can be a great way to push through the stereotypical or conventional roles of monstrosity.”
Oct 14, 2021
Cover Photo: This graphic is a close-up of the ‘Best Debut Short Stories 2021’ book cover, and includes the words "A conversation with Robert J. Dau Prize Winner Heather Aruffo" along with the author's headshot
A Conversation with ‘Best Debut Short Stories 2021 Author’ Heather Aruffo
“I think medical terminology can be incredibly beautiful and I love integrating it into my work.”
Oct 20, 2021


Cover Photo: This photograph shows a laptop poised on top of books above a messy desk with a green lamp that casts a warm yellow glow
Where José Vadi Writes
“I blame my first studio apartment for my habit of writing in kitchens.”
Sep 29, 2021
Cover Photo: The photograph shows the author's white cat cuddled next to the author's laptop, both of which sit atop of white lambskin rug. A baby crib can be seen at the left edge of the photo and a baby head pillow on the right.
Where Rae Nudson Writes
I’m afraid I have always been like this: always doing slightly more than I can handle, stealing moments to get it all done.
Oct 05, 2021
Cover Photo: A dining table on which sit a laptop, a notebook, magazines (Condé Nast Traveler and The New Yorker), a book (The Best American Travel Writing 2021), and a glass of wine (grüner veltliner)
Where Matt Ortile Writes
I try to be agnostic about where I write; I never have an excuse to not.
Oct 18, 2021