Our Editors

Kendall Storey is Editor-in-Chief at Catapult. She is especially interested in literary fiction, but is also open to artful narrative nonfiction. She is drawn to writers who possess a poet’s interest in style, and to books that are formally inventive or emotionally visceral, with something potent and questioning to say about the world.

Her recent publications include Meghan Gilliss’ Lungfish, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice; Brenda Lozano’s Witches, translated by Heather Cleary, A Kirkus Best Book of the Year; Anja Kampmann’s High as the Waters Rise, translated by Anne Posten, a National Book Award finalist; and Lauren Oyler’s Fake Accounts, a national bestseller. Previously she worked as Associate Editor at Archipelago Books and was Co-Director of Elsewhere Editions, a nonprofit children’s imprint devoted to picture books in translation.

Find Kendall on Twitter @kendallstorey


Alicia Kroell is an Editor based in Brooklyn. They’re interested in literary fiction, particularly works that push the boundaries of genre, structure, and language. They are also looking for artful nonfiction that brings together personal narrative and cultural criticism. Originally from Oregon, Alicia got their start in publishing at Tin House, National Book Foundation, and Literary Hub.

Their titles include The Male Gazed by Manuel Betancourt, I Keep My Exoskeletons to Myself by Marisa Crane, X by Davey Davis, All-Night Pharmacy by Ruth Madievsky, Notes on Her Color by Jennifer Neal, The Four Humors by Mina Seçkin, and The Inland Sea by Madeleine Watts. They also work with Jokha Alharthi, Chloe Aridjis, Chelsea Bieker, Chibundu Onuzo, among others.

Find Alicia on Twitter @alicia_kroell


Elizabeth Pankova is an Editorial Assistant at Catapult. She has assisted on titles including The Book of Ayn by Lexi Freiman and The Coin by Yasmin Zaher. Prior to joining the editorial team, Elizabeth interned with Catapult’s publicity and marketing departments and worked at The American Scholar and The New Republic. She is interested in literary fiction with sensory prose, irony and lyricism, unexpected genre twists, and rich character studies.