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

Saunders' latest book draws from a course he adores teaching on the 19th-century Russian short story in translation.

Ultimately, what I love about this book is that Blakeney makes me feel like I could jump right in and start sprucing up my own house tomorrow.

These poems center on a young Muslim American girl named Nima, but the issues that she wrestles with are far from childish

Safia Elhillo’s Home Is Not a Country is more than a book, it’s a complex adventure, perfect for restless Aries.

A spiritual, emotional, Piscean exploration of home

Returning to the beginning, in order to perhaps understand the future, is not easy.