Bocas Lit Fest

Celeste Mohammed

Trinidad & Tobago

Celeste Mohammed is a lawyer-turned-writer. Her debut novel-in-stories, Pleasantview, is the winner of the 2022 OCM Bocas Prize for Fiction. Celeste holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 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.

Years Attended

2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Bios and Bookmarks Participant, 2022 Adult’s Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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