The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

Adrienne Celt

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference 2017

About Adrienne Celt

Adrienne Celt is the author of the novel The Daughters (W.W. Norton/Liveright), which won the 2015 PEN Southwest Book Award and was selected as a Best Book of the Year by NPR and other venues. Her short fiction has been recognized by an O. Henry Prize, a Glenna Luschei Prize, and the story South Million Writers Awards, and has been published in Esquire, The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Ecotone, Epoch, and many other places. Also a cartoonist, Adrienne's comics have appeared in The Rumpus, The Toast, Broad! Zine, Bat City Review, Barrelhouse, Drunken Boat, The Southeast Review, and on her webcomic Her comic chapbook, Apocalypse How? An Existential Bestiary will be published by DIAGRAM/New Michigan Press, and she was the summer 2016 Writer in Residence for the Pima County Libraries. Visit her online at or on Twitter @celtadri.