About Céline Keating

Céline Keating is an award-winning writer living in New York. Her short fiction has been published in many literary magazines, including AppearancesEchoes, Emry’s Journal, Mount HopeThe North Stone Review, Prairie Schooner, and the Santa Clara Review.

Céline’s short story “Home” received the first-place 2014 Hackney Award for Short Fiction. She is the author of two novels, Layla (2011) and Play for Me (2015), which was a finalist in the International Book Awards, the Indie Excellence Awards, and the USA Book Awards. Céline is also the co-editor of On Montauk, A Literary Celebration.

An avid student of classical guitar, Céline is a regular contributor to Her articles and music journalism have also appeared in Acoustic GuitarCoastal Living, Guitar World, and Poets & Writers magazines.

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