Writers@Grinnell: Adrienne Celt ’06
4:15 and 8 p.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018
In addition, Celt will lead a roundtable discussion, which is free and open to the public, at 4:15 p.m. September 6 in the Rosenfield Center, Room 209.
Adrienne Celt is the author of the novels Invitation to a Bonfire, a June 2018 Indie Next pick, and The Daughters, which won the 2015 PEN Southwest Book Award for Fiction. Her collection of comics, Apocalypse How? An Existential Bestiary — which is based on her long-running webcomic Love Among the Lampreys was published in 2016. She's been awarded an O. Henry Prize, a Glenna Luschei Award, and residencies at Jentel, Ragdale, and the Willapa Bay AiR, among other recognitions, and her work has appeared in Esquire, Ecotone, Zyzzyva, Strange Horizons, Prairie Schooner, The Kenyon Review, the Tin House Open Bar, and many other places.
She graduated from Grinnell in 2006 as a double major in philosophy and Russian, and currently lives in Tucson, Arizona.