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
The challenges of ladder-climbing and Capricorn ambition

Darren is definitely intrigued by the loads of money he could make as a salesperson at Sumwun, but there is more to it.

With Sagittarian honesty, author Wally Koval doesn’t mince words about the history of a place

As the eclipses shake us up, we welcome lively Sagittarius season.

With an enduring Scorpio intensity, Tiny Nightmares weaves in human and environmental agendas alongside zombies and vampires

The anthology goes way beyond things that go bump in the night, investigating all the profound ways that humans can be fearful of things, both real and imagined.

Authors Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman strive for balance in their longterm, long-distance friendship

In classic Libra style, Ann and Aminatou are so inseparable that they actually write the book in one voice.