Celeste Augé is the author of Skip Diving (Salmon Poetry, 2014), The Essential Guide to Flight (Salmon Poetry, 2009) and the collection of short stories Fireproof and Other Stories (Doire Press, 2012). World Literature Today has said that “Celeste Augé’s poems are commendable for their care, deep thought, and intellectual ambition”. Her writing has been widely published in literary journals and she has given readings at festivals, libraries and pubs, as well as chairing literary events. Celeste’s poetry has been shortlisted for a Hennessy Award and in 2011, she won the Cúirt New Writing Prize for Fiction. She lives in Connemara, in the West of Ireland.