Celeste Prince calls the city of Lakewood, CO home, has familial roots in Guyana, South America, and spent her college years in St. Paul, MN, at Macalester College. She is a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow and a recipient of the Harry Schermann award for prose from the Macalester English department. She is currently a first year MFA student at the University of Houston. Her writing focuses on how contemporary people of color develop identity in predominantly-white spaces. In spare moments, she enjoys listening to Top 40 music, crocheting, and drinking different types of tea.