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Celeste Mohammed

Celeste Mohammed is a lawyer-turned-writer. Her debut novel-in-stories, Pleasantview, was released by Ig Publishing in May 2021. In 2016, she graduated from Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, with an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction). Her work has appeared in  The New England Review, Litmag, Epiphany,  among other places. She is the recipient of a 2018 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. She was also awarded the 2019 Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction, and the 2017 John D Gardner Memorial Prize for Fiction. Celeste lives in Trinidad and Tobago with her family.
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