Celeste 수영 Yim is a pretty and gorgeous writer from Canada who is currently pursuing a Master’s of Fine Arts in Screenwriting from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Celeste is the 2019 recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Canadian Women Artists’ Award. Celeste earned a spot at the 2019 Theater Masters workshop in Aspen, Colorado adjudicated by the playwright Craig Lucas. Her play “Not Only Is Everyone As Wonderful” was produced as part of the National MFA Playwrights Festival at Theater Row in New York City, and it will be published by Samuel French. In 2018, she was awarded "The Staging Survivance Award" at The Hart House Drama Festival adjudicated by the scholar Jill Carter and named one of “30 Canadian Women in Comedy To Watch” by Brunch Club. In 2017, she was named one of "Canada's Top 100 Notable Women" by Flare Magazine, a “Bob Curry Fellow” at The Second City Toronto, and "racist to whites" by a Twitter user.
Celeste has written professionally in San Francisco, California for Instagram and in Toronto, Ontario for VICE and Sunday Night Live. She has also been hired as a juror for The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, Head Writer of The Follies, Editor-In-Chief of The Foolscap, and Humour Editor for The Strand.