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The Catapult

Jaime Green

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The Catapult

The Catapult

Jaime Green

5
Followers
10
Plays
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A podcast of the best new writing, read aloud and sent straight to your ears. Find us online at CatapultPodcast.com and follow us on twitter at @CatapultPodcast.

Latest Episodes

Ep 53: Marian Bull & Anthony Michael Morena

Today's episode features writing about food and writing about space, objectively the two best kinds of writing. Marian Bull reads "In the Morning Kitchen," which was originally published in Lucky Peach,and Anthony Michael Morena reads from his book, The Voyager Record: A Transmission. <3 CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast

21 MIN2016 APR 26
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Ep 53: Marian Bull & Anthony Michael Morena

Ep 52: Zoe Rana Mungin & Lucas Mann

ETwo pieces set in New York City, with narrators trying to make sense of their present and their past—Zoe Rana Mungin reads her short story, "Never Get Married," and Lucas Mann reads from his memoir, Lord Fear, which is out in paperback now. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

27 MIN2016 APR 11
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Ep 52: Zoe Rana Mungin & Lucas Mann

Ep 51: Ari Baum-Hommes, Tania Nwachukwu, & Corinne Manning

Today we bring you readings from three excellent independent literary magazines: NOÖ, Synaesthesia, and Moss, with short prose from Ari Baum-Hommes, a poem from Tania Nwachukwu, and an excerpt from a short story from Corinne Manning. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com

27 MIN2016 MAR 29
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Ep 51: Ari Baum-Hommes, Tania Nwachukwu, & Corinne Manning

Ep 50: Lynn Steger Strong, Sasha Fletcher, & Kaitlyn Greenidge

On today's episode: a mother tries to reach her daughter, a woman tries to make sense of a stranger in town, and some extraordinarily exuberant love poems. Readings from Lynn Steger Strong (Hold Still), Sasha Fletcher (It Is Going To Be A Good Year), and Kaitlyn Greenidge (We Love You, Charlie Freeman). Also discussed: The Tournament of Books! ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

46 MIN2016 MAR 14
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Ep 50: Lynn Steger Strong, Sasha Fletcher, & Kaitlyn Greenidge

Ep 49: Kerry Cullen, A. Igoni Barrett, & Sara Majka

Three readings on the moments when our bodies and lives surprise us and betray us, in ways common and seemingly supernatural. Kerry Cullen reads her short story, "Unidentifiable," A. Igoni Barrett reads from his novel, Blackass(on sale March 1)and Sara Majka reads an excerpt from her collection, Cities I've Never Lived In(on sale now). ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

35 MIN2016 MAR 1
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Ep 49: Kerry Cullen, A. Igoni Barrett, & Sara Majka

Ep 48: Tony Tulathimutte & Belinda McKeon

EThis is not a Valentine's Day episode. But itis inappropriate for workplace listening, inappropriate for children, inappropriate for tender souls—wait, it's exactly right for tender souls. (Isn't all art?) Tony Tulathimutte and Belinda McKeon read from their new novels: on desire, longing, lust, shame, loneliness, family, and, yes, love. And porn. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

31 MIN2016 FEB 15
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Ep 48: Tony Tulathimutte & Belinda McKeon

Ep 47: KT Billey, Anna Rosenwong, & Gregory Pardlo

ELet's call this our Translation Special! Pulitzer Prize–winner Gregory Pardlo reads his essay, "On Translation," and poet/translators KT Billey and Anna Rosenwong read their translated work. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

37 MIN2016 FEB 1
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Ep 47: KT Billey, Anna Rosenwong, & Gregory Pardlo

Ep 46: Cara Parks & Paul Lisicky

EAfter some discussion of reading that can change your life, two readings about life in huge moments of change: marriage, death, love. Cara Parks reads an essay and Paul Lisicky reads the opening of his new book,The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship (on sale January 19). ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

28 MIN2016 JAN 18
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Ep 46: Cara Parks & Paul Lisicky

Ep 45: Helen Ellis & Michael Ian Black

The many ages of man. And girl. And mothers. And bodies. It's all terrifying and hilarious. Helen Ellis reads a story from her collection,American Housewife, out January 12, and Michael Ian Black reads the introduction to his new book of essays,Navel Gazing:True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (But Also My Mom's, Which I Know Sounds Weird), which is on sale now. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

31 MIN2016 JAN 8
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Ep 45: Helen Ellis & Michael Ian Black

Ep 44: Josh Fruhlinger & Josh Gondelman

ETwo Joshes for the price of a free podcast today! Josh Fruhlinger reads from his novel, The Enthusiast, and Josh Gondelman reads from his humor book, You Blew It, which he co-wrote with non-Josh Joe Berkowitz. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

32 MIN2015 DEC 7
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Ep 44: Josh Fruhlinger & Josh Gondelman

Latest Episodes

Ep 53: Marian Bull & Anthony Michael Morena

Today's episode features writing about food and writing about space, objectively the two best kinds of writing. Marian Bull reads "In the Morning Kitchen," which was originally published in Lucky Peach,and Anthony Michael Morena reads from his book, The Voyager Record: A Transmission. <3 CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast

21 MIN2016 APR 26
Comments
Ep 53: Marian Bull & Anthony Michael Morena

Ep 52: Zoe Rana Mungin & Lucas Mann

ETwo pieces set in New York City, with narrators trying to make sense of their present and their past—Zoe Rana Mungin reads her short story, "Never Get Married," and Lucas Mann reads from his memoir, Lord Fear, which is out in paperback now. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

27 MIN2016 APR 11
Comments
Ep 52: Zoe Rana Mungin & Lucas Mann

Ep 51: Ari Baum-Hommes, Tania Nwachukwu, & Corinne Manning

Today we bring you readings from three excellent independent literary magazines: NOÖ, Synaesthesia, and Moss, with short prose from Ari Baum-Hommes, a poem from Tania Nwachukwu, and an excerpt from a short story from Corinne Manning. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com

27 MIN2016 MAR 29
Comments
Ep 51: Ari Baum-Hommes, Tania Nwachukwu, & Corinne Manning

Ep 50: Lynn Steger Strong, Sasha Fletcher, & Kaitlyn Greenidge

On today's episode: a mother tries to reach her daughter, a woman tries to make sense of a stranger in town, and some extraordinarily exuberant love poems. Readings from Lynn Steger Strong (Hold Still), Sasha Fletcher (It Is Going To Be A Good Year), and Kaitlyn Greenidge (We Love You, Charlie Freeman). Also discussed: The Tournament of Books! ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

46 MIN2016 MAR 14
Comments
Ep 50: Lynn Steger Strong, Sasha Fletcher, & Kaitlyn Greenidge

Ep 49: Kerry Cullen, A. Igoni Barrett, & Sara Majka

Three readings on the moments when our bodies and lives surprise us and betray us, in ways common and seemingly supernatural. Kerry Cullen reads her short story, "Unidentifiable," A. Igoni Barrett reads from his novel, Blackass(on sale March 1)and Sara Majka reads an excerpt from her collection, Cities I've Never Lived In(on sale now). ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

35 MIN2016 MAR 1
Comments
Ep 49: Kerry Cullen, A. Igoni Barrett, & Sara Majka

Ep 48: Tony Tulathimutte & Belinda McKeon

EThis is not a Valentine's Day episode. But itis inappropriate for workplace listening, inappropriate for children, inappropriate for tender souls—wait, it's exactly right for tender souls. (Isn't all art?) Tony Tulathimutte and Belinda McKeon read from their new novels: on desire, longing, lust, shame, loneliness, family, and, yes, love. And porn. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

31 MIN2016 FEB 15
Comments
Ep 48: Tony Tulathimutte & Belinda McKeon

Ep 47: KT Billey, Anna Rosenwong, & Gregory Pardlo

ELet's call this our Translation Special! Pulitzer Prize–winner Gregory Pardlo reads his essay, "On Translation," and poet/translators KT Billey and Anna Rosenwong read their translated work. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

37 MIN2016 FEB 1
Comments
Ep 47: KT Billey, Anna Rosenwong, & Gregory Pardlo

Ep 46: Cara Parks & Paul Lisicky

EAfter some discussion of reading that can change your life, two readings about life in huge moments of change: marriage, death, love. Cara Parks reads an essay and Paul Lisicky reads the opening of his new book,The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship (on sale January 19). ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

28 MIN2016 JAN 18
Comments
Ep 46: Cara Parks & Paul Lisicky

Ep 45: Helen Ellis & Michael Ian Black

The many ages of man. And girl. And mothers. And bodies. It's all terrifying and hilarious. Helen Ellis reads a story from her collection,American Housewife, out January 12, and Michael Ian Black reads the introduction to his new book of essays,Navel Gazing:True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (But Also My Mom's, Which I Know Sounds Weird), which is on sale now. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

31 MIN2016 JAN 8
Comments
Ep 45: Helen Ellis & Michael Ian Black

Ep 44: Josh Fruhlinger & Josh Gondelman

ETwo Joshes for the price of a free podcast today! Josh Fruhlinger reads from his novel, The Enthusiast, and Josh Gondelman reads from his humor book, You Blew It, which he co-wrote with non-Josh Joe Berkowitz. ~review The Catapult in iTunes~ CatapultPodcast.com // @CatapultPodcast // The Trebuchet

32 MIN2015 DEC 7
Comments
Ep 44: Josh Fruhlinger & Josh Gondelman
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