catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Society & Institutions

Front porch

What a seemingly extraneous feature lends to an under-resourced neighborhood.


Why I am a Dolly Parton feminist

On hearing a call toward equality for all people, tinged with a twang.

A complicated gift

On the benefits and challenges of technology.


Imaginations in recovery

Diagnosing the symptoms of a society sick with profitic imagination.

Left behind

The existential crisis of the summer camp altar call.


Saying “no” as a filmmaker

Seeking an artistic identity in relationship to Hollywood.

On a roll

To bake or not to bake: that is the question.


Tradition transitions

Why Thanksgiving never will be -- and never has been -- the same.

The world is always growing old and growing up

On a store closing and a first driving lesson.


How to quit like a scout

Learning to trust the decisions we make in third grade.