Celeste Chan is a writer schooled by Do-It-Yourself culture and immigrant parents from Malaysia and the Bronx, NY. She founded and directed Queer Rebels (a queer and trans people of color arts project), created and curated experimental films, joined Foglifter Literary Journal as a board member, and toured with legendary feminist road show, Sister Spit. She now leads workshops for LGBTQ youth through the Queer Ancestors Project. Celeste’s writing can be found in The Rumpus, AWAY Literary Magazine, and elsewhere. Her work has been supported by Bread Loaf Writers Conference, CA Arts Council, SF Arts Commission, Lambda Literary, Hedgebrook, and Mesa Refuge. Celeste is now focused on writing her memoir, examining intergenerational trauma and how her family survived WWII.