Celeste Avonne is a novelist, a mom, a journalist, and teacher. She writes characters who struggle with racial identity and LGBT+ representation. She graduated from Texas State with a degree in writing, taught in the public school system for a decade, and lived in Korea for a year. She loves cats, fanfiction, cookies, and travel. She currently lives in San Marcos, Texas, with her son, her fiance, and their friendly feline overlord. She believes wholeheartedly that stories will save the world.