Welcome

About

I’m Celeste, a writer from New York City living in London. I’m known for unusal storytelling and poetry with a strong narrative, heavy themes and dark humor. I promote introspection, trusting that the shadows inevitably carve a way to the light. From 2013 to 2015 I used to write as Miriam Celeste Ramos and Miriam Lee.

My work has appeared in Shooter Literary Magazine #5, Narratively’s Nostalgic for New York series and their All-Time Best Memoirs list, Barren Magazine, Alternautas, and Juste Milieu’s Issue #9.

My influences include Richard Matheson, Anne Rice, James Baldwin, Rod Serling, Joan Didion, Sara Gran, Nicole Blackman, Maya Angelou, Edgar Allan Poe, Clarissa Pinkola-Estes, Eve Ensler, Angela Carter, Pete Hamill, Steven Millhauser, Chuck Palahniuk, David Fincher, David Lynch, Christopher Nolan, Park Chan-wook, Alfred Hitchcock and Tarsem.

Audio

songs of possession – a collection of recorded poetry on Soundcloud. Produced by Marc Plastic at Plastic Sound.

Video

Fellow Travellers – writing as Miriam Lee, directed by David Yorke, produced by Just In Case Films.

67th Montecatini international short film festival (Winner) Best Experimental Short Film 

For Puerto Rico @ O2 Islington

London Liming @ the British Library

SheGrrrowls! @ Edinburgh Fringe

Shooter Literary Magazine @ Waterstones Tottenham Court Road

Collections

An Endless Procession of Clouds (2017) – Debut poetry collection on sale here

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A Long Walk, A Dark Night (2018) – A signed, limited-copy collection featuring pieces I frequently perform at live events. Please contact me to request a copy.

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Women in Strange Places: Stories (2009) – A collection of nine short stories ranging from crime to the esoteric, all with women at the forefront. Available in paperback and ebook.

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