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Catapult @CatapultStory New York, NY

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"But much like every man in this show, Bridgerton climaxes way too quickly." Read the first installment of… https://t.co/ZU3heSSuE3can attest to the accuracy of this profile of @laurenoyler, in which she screams about autofiction and says "who ca… https://t.co/8lmJ5mRFvK
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Retweeted by Catapult📣 SIGNED EDITIONS OF FAKE ACCOUNTS 📣 Preorder your copy of @laurenoyler's hotly-anticipated debut novel FAKE ACCOUN… https://t.co/5PdWrohnhQ
Retweeted by CatapultJoin us! https://t.co/XUoBvN1zTuSmashing fax machines, drinking wine and receiving follow up emails re: a very dynamic version of a blasé attitude… https://t.co/Uy3CJcgazQ
1/26
2021
Thursday! https://t.co/XUvGxXfVxa
Retweeted by CatapultLove this question and the suggestions in the replies. https://t.co/RRVUy6MziXit’s almost here! pre-order my book to receive close to pub date! Read badass queer women! here’s a snippet from th… https://t.co/3fCXC4vK6u
Retweeted by Catapult"Call it a double bind or a catch-22: If I want to be protected from the person who is beating me, I need to tell t… https://t.co/7pQMhOzKy2when you preorder her book: https://t.co/cLVpf55Ujc https://t.co/j8tg7Mif0Y
Retweeted by CatapultThis is tonight! Technically in Los Angeles, but streamable anywhere - my sister is tuning in from Tuesday afternoo… https://t.co/ojA2hPv4Zi
Retweeted by CatapultDo you have this one in your calendar yet? https://t.co/1HtMLDeMZu.@laurenoyler has developed a reputation for publishing the kind of scathing reviews that nobody wants to write any… https://t.co/vOYYnwo6iW
Retweeted by Catapulti profiled @laurenoyler and we both agreed that the tatcha rice cleanser is very good https://t.co/Hy2W3hqnu3
Retweeted by Catapulti don't have any hot takes about criticism and really no takes at all but please consider pre-ordering my book if y… https://t.co/uPTzy8nWLm
Retweeted by Catapult'Craft in the Real World' has given me courage to continue writing fiction about/from my Asian cultures. There's no… https://t.co/tGBIqebIhW
Retweeted by CatapultJoin us for a discussion of the writer's craft with Matthew @salesses and @Lvandenberg Thursday, Jan 28th at 7pm ET… https://t.co/CthibHoXZZ
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Retweeted by Catapult'Bridgerton' replicates a tired trope, writes @NatashaOladokun, "of the inflexible predation of Black men and the i… https://t.co/srsEMW0PRK"[Oyler's] chameleonic writing creates the kind of quick-change to which we have become accustomed. The effect kept… https://t.co/s7s4blETqm
1/25
2021
"Everyone’s bodies seemed to manifest the crisis differently . . . For me, it nearly always came back to my teeth."… https://t.co/cYfVSDOYSr. @Refinery29 picks Jamie Figueroa’s BROTHER, SISTER, MOTHER, EXPLORER—“an emotional novel about grief and the many… https://t.co/jXbq9MlHPe. @salesses’ CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD is “a timely, forceful examination of the notion of craft, and how the idea of… https://t.co/58tyDyLEM6"The last time I remember my dad eating solid food, he was eating yukgaejang." A comic on food, family, and memory… https://t.co/tEKUUE45Cu"I was a brown trans woman in the closet. While someone like me was not represented in the show, it spoke to me in… https://t.co/Cix26VF3wc. @esquire names FAKE ACCOUNTS a Best Book of the Year! Congrats, @laurenoyler! "FAKE ACCOUNTS is a ferociously s… https://t.co/xwZrU7p3vTTHE INLAND SEA is one of @WIRED's 10 books to read this winter! "Inland Sea is notable for how delicately it explo… https://t.co/oq1yF8sKjWIn her column, @katiyheath, a former focus group moderator, seeks to reclaim her image: "The largest archive of foo… https://t.co/KW2CTZ2dm1
1/24
2021
. @randajarrar's LOVE IS AN EX-COUNTRY is a "visceral, unforgettable memoir" that "[asserts] her triumphant choice… https://t.co/HtdiKlWN8B"Some of this stuff came out of talking to students of color in MFA programs who would run into difficulties trying… https://t.co/sPlA0VXzhtNEW CLASS: Joss Lake is teaching a 6-week fiction workshop designed to help you build your confidence by exploring… https://t.co/9Q5j6FCuTQ“It’s confident, knowing, fond of putting on a performance and owning it—presenting the reader with ‘a dare or a ch… https://t.co/VVBtheVrzP“CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD is a significant contribution to discussions of the art of fiction and a necessary challen… https://t.co/4KO8nPVZVV"What parts of me are her, and what parts of her are me? At this point, does it matter? She lives here because I li… https://t.co/DTI9D9wpigNEW CLASS: @NadiaOwusu1 is teaching a 4-week nonfiction seminar on how to interrogate, complicate, and reimagine ha… https://t.co/8ngJbBecc4"For all the pain, there is also beauty in the margins those outside of them may never understand." @GabbyBellot on… https://t.co/BlIzRuHq7A"Do novels in which their protagonists overthrow the system actually encourage resistance in their readers?" asks… https://t.co/0nAwZzr9eN“We are taught as children to think of emergencies as big, obvious, and all-at-once . . . As though only a cataclys… https://t.co/vWYhlLG7Ca
Retweeted by CatapultThe Monocle Weekly: We meet @laurenoyler to learn more about her insightful debut novel, ‘Fake Accounts’ https://t.co/FI5QzbZ4rm
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1/23
2021
JUST LISTED: Chloe Caldwell's brand new 6-week intensive designed to help you revise your personal essays! Applicat… https://t.co/KlfOgGbwijMan gets a glowing @nytimesbooks review on Tuesday, flies straight into the sun on Friday. https://t.co/7e2GKPGDcK"They used to launch shuttles into space from the town, but that was all over now. Space had become derivative and… https://t.co/UidLK2l7rd"Craft is the history of which kind of stories have typically held power—and for whom—so it also is the history of… https://t.co/ZikYgYOdb5
Retweeted by CatapultImportantly, specify that you want your copy signed or personalized in your order comments! https://t.co/XsRCMbGURR📣 SIGNED EDITIONS OF FAKE ACCOUNTS 📣 Preorder your copy of @laurenoyler's hotly-anticipated debut novel FAKE ACCOUN… https://t.co/5PdWrohnhQJUST RE-LISTED: @jenniferclose's 4-week workshop for writers looking to get started on a new project! Begin the tri… https://t.co/zsP96Evz82A reminder to preorder this one from our former colleague Cal. https://t.co/nt3xQCt5BDThis sounds fantastic. https://t.co/W6EyxhXE8y. @salesses’ CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD is “a timely, forceful examination of the notion of craft, and how the idea of… https://t.co/9M7788JRUtRemember, this gorgeous mirror of a book—reflecting back all the heat that empire can bring to bear on a Arab Ameri… https://t.co/ddTcYLr3kO"It’s not that Arabs don’t exist. It’s that you prefer that they remain invisible unless you can trot out a good on… https://t.co/vgqeyeJZAl
Retweeted by CatapultTwo chapters in and so grateful for this eye-opening book. @salesses @CatapultStory @ProjectWriteNowhttps://t.co/FuuK4SHXZN
Retweeted by CatapultIT'S BACK! Andrew Martin's 6-week fiction workshop, all about discovering the possibilities of fiction by experimen… https://t.co/yMVxJD4ydL"Social Security sends us checks every month to say sorry about our mom. A thousand sorries for me and a thousand s… https://t.co/Z42M5U5669"When your personal identity, your likeness, is at the center of your work, there is power in a woman’s ability to… https://t.co/ZyNSJYFFQmhttps://t.co/UHkwjWV8Q3"[Oyler's] chameleonic writing creates the kind of quick-change to which we have become accustomed. The effect kept… https://t.co/9ykLkpB7XD
1/22
2021
I wrote an essay about the last year, about teeth grinding, and stress, and how stress makes its mark on the body.… https://t.co/w0DErALEZB
Retweeted by Catapult"There are entire lines of therapy that basically boil down to 'learn self-control so you never upset the sane.'"… https://t.co/6kyDa0tHFd"Money makes it easy to allow yourself to be absorbed by company cameras." @katiyheath on reclaiming her likeness f… https://t.co/XOtgduoHIm. @Refinery29 picks Jamie Figueroa’s BROTHER, SISTER, MOTHER, EXPLORER—“an emotional novel about grief and the many… https://t.co/hhC9jfTak1In "Craft in the Real World," Matthew Salesses challenges universally acknowledged truths about writing and worksho… https://t.co/Hg2OmoU4Tw
Retweeted by CatapultI’ve only just made it through the preface (!) of @salesses’s CRAFT, and I’m already blown away 🤯 I imagine I will… https://t.co/EmLwOfb9Lg
Retweeted by CatapultA lovely review of Fake Accounts by a critic I also admire, @lilyjmeyer! It encompasses a lot of the novel in a sma… https://t.co/T6YhBUEVvq
Retweeted by CatapultRereading @madeleine_watts' completely absorbing debut novel, THE INLAND SEA (just out w/ @CatapultStory), to talk… https://t.co/BOdRCz1PdF
Retweeted by Catapult“Craft is not about cultural exceptions, but about cultural expectations—which means we need to understand traditio… https://t.co/S9rQdfY5HQ
Retweeted by CatapultAt @asymptotejrnl, ALTA member Anne Posten has a conversation with author Anja Kampmann and Jennifer Croft (… https://t.co/KHDOKfZWsn
Retweeted by Catapult"I chose to keep my money for myself instead of sharing it," writes @chriskarnadi of his virtual millions. "Stardew… https://t.co/LVtuBtsKIC"The tongue is a record keeper, a journal of flavors. Even if my present mind forgets, the tongue remembers, the fl… https://t.co/cb4tP9kHpO"I fear this home will never know Mom’s touch," writes @ortile as he moves into a new apartment in the wake of his… https://t.co/XnIUMxJI1GWith words by @noahreservation and art by @naksseojaengi, this comic explores how taste and memories are tied: "Som… https://t.co/YBvAn15SJfIn this essay, @ortile writes about the pandemic, finding a new home, and his grief up close after his mother died:… https://t.co/3OlyJpblCB"Inland Sea is notable for how delicately it explores how a global crisis can intersect and amplify a personal one… https://t.co/1xb8jfgKfy
1/21
2021
"The reality is that some differences can’t be set aside, when those differences involve thinking bodies like my ow… https://t.co/lMB9wCrheP @eminietfeld ❣️A huge congratulations to our Catapult classes alum, @eminietfeld, whose essay was nominated for a Pushcart 🥳👏🤩 https://t.co/DCjTjpQwFF"When you read The Hunger Games, you can feel good about resistance without actually resisting anything." @salesseshttps://t.co/p412kUgHhA"I actually really believe in the workshop process as a thing [...] and I also think if you’re only doing workshops… https://t.co/Nsfyd2o4VH @madeleine_watts @WIRED I love the photo used there so much.I got up for the inauguration, but I had to sleep late today because I could not go to bed before I finished… https://t.co/YuAsMpjWgn
Retweeted by CatapultVery excited about this 😍@PorterSqBooks @CatapultStory https://t.co/aIyikRk8UC
Retweeted by Catapult"What parts of me are her, and what parts of her are me? At this point, does it matter? She lives here because I li… https://t.co/5IuYaxwWoX"The last time I remember my dad eating solid food, he was eating yukgaejang." A comic on food, family, and memory… https://t.co/NzXfADA8iKFor those who couldn’t catch @salesses and @blgtylr in conversation last night, you can watch here 👇 https://t.co/PIQes3aovsi love this comic by @noahreservation and @naksseojaengi in @catapultstory on memory, taste, and grief… https://t.co/aMnYDi9qll
Retweeted by CatapultLove this great advice from our own @kendallstorey! https://t.co/ICPzhCS85O @laurenoyler @clarebucknell @WSJ "Oyler acknowledges that readers are likely to think of her debut as an opportunit… https://t.co/utP43vSXVH“It’s confident, knowing, fond of putting on a performance and owning it—presenting the reader with ‘a dare or a ch… https://t.co/9f3BJRn2fo"When my father and I joked about our respective tumors, I latched onto the word our, holding on to the plural for… https://t.co/TpYOnQVj4J. @esquire names FAKE ACCOUNTS a Best Book of the Year! Congrats, @laurenoyler! "FAKE ACCOUNTS is a ferociously s… https://t.co/JCEeewSyG1https://t.co/yBXo6d6Oh8
1/20
2021
"I have not threatened your soft moments and yet you are threatened" | read and listen to "I Must Become a Menace t… https://t.co/Vio18VypQm. @randajarrar's LOVE IS AN EX-COUNTRY is a "visceral, unforgettable memoir" that "[asserts] her triumphant choice… https://t.co/6Vx2FxRIQz"Since craft is always about expectations, two questions to ask are: Whose expectations? and Who is free to break t… https://t.co/7Jkir6cSZ9I'm about to teach my SIXTH round of Intro to Food Writing at @CatapultStory. We start tonight. It's one of my true… https://t.co/VfDdYgApnC
Retweeted by Catapult“CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD is a significant contribution to discussions of the art of fiction and a necessary challen… https://t.co/zlvB16tsxe @kirkreedstrom @salesses @MeghaMaj In the meantime, consider ordering directly from an indie bookseller? It's avail… https://t.co/7WeJEkDXmB @kirkreedstrom @salesses @MeghaMaj Thanks for flagging this! We're looking into it right now!
1/19
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