Stories and Nonfiction

Selected Short Fiction

My career as a published writer began with short fiction. Some of my early published stories are listed below. I invite you to visit the websites of these literary journals and support them. They are publishing many excellent and unknown writers whose work you may enjoy discovering.

  • Read “Nova Scotia” (Prairie Schooner) here. (PDF)
  • Read “Stalking Dr. Strepokovitch” (The Emrys Journal) here. (PDF)
  • Read “Carvel Man” (The North Stone Review) here. (PDF)
  • Céline’s short story “Home” received the first-place 2014 Hackney Award for Short Fiction. It appears in the Fall 2015 issue of Mount Hope magazine, and can be read in full here: http://www.mounthopemagazine.com/

Nonfiction

  • Read “Céline Keating : On Literature and Activism” here.
  • Read “5 Ways Building Community can Build Platform” on Fine Lines here.
  • Read “Since I Signed with She Writes Press” on She Writes here.
  • Read “Learning to be Bold” on She Writes here.
  • To read Céline’s article “Developing Your Writing Skills: Point of View,” on Writer’s Digest online, click here.
  • Read the essay “My Search for Three Pines” (in Creativity and Constraint, Wising-Up Press) here.
  • To read “After the Book Party” in Poets & Writers magazine, by Céline Keating and co-authors Alethea Black and Michelle Toth, click here.
  • To read “Decisions, Decisions” in Poets & Writers magazine, by Céline Keating and co-authors Alethea Black and Michelle Toth, click here.
  • Read “Hang It Up: Kitschy nautical ornaments turn a holiday tree from formal to funky,” in Coastal Living Magazine here. And view a related video on YouTube here.
  • Read Céline’s review of Ellen Meeropol’s Kinship of Clover, in Necessary Fictions, here.
  • Read Céline’s review of Melissa ‘s Glory Days, in Necessary Fictions, here.