Celeste Doaks

Celeste Doaks

Writer

Poet and journalist celeste doaks is the author of Cornrows and Cornfields, and editor of the poetry anthology Not Without Our Laughter. Her chapbook, American Herstory was the first-place winner in Backbone Press’s 2018 chapbook contest; it contains poems about Michelle Obama. Her work has appeared in multiple online and print publications including The Rumpus, The Millions, Huffington Post, Chicago Quarterly Review, and Asheville Poetry Review among others. Currently, she teaches creative writing at University of Delaware.

Stories by Celeste Doaks
Indulging Sags' love of exploring new territory

More than a hodge-podge of history gained while gallivanting around Portugal, the book is a love song to the growers and keepers of the age-old tradition of winemaking.

The perfect read for Scorpio season!

Everyone knows Scorpio is labeled as the sex pot, but understand that their repertoire is vast. Their knowledge involves not just “the act” but all things surrounding the act, including hygiene, etiquette, and even how to handle the most embarrassing sexual snafus.

Being Black in America—much less Omaha, Nebraska, where the sisters were born—is far from easy

The best book to represent Libra this October is You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey by sisters Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar.

If you care about the planet, and how the education of America’s children plays into this equation, then this book is for you

Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America by Katie Worth explains how climate change is taught in American schools