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Celeste Yim

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Celeste Yim is a writer from Toronto, Canada. Celeste is currently a writer for Saturday Night Live. In 2020, they received an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. In 2019, Celeste was the recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts “Canadian Women Artists’ Award for Playwriting”. Celeste was named one of “30 Canadian Women in Comedy To Watch in 2018” by Brunch Club, one of “Canada’s Top 100 Notable Women in 2017” according to Flare Magazine, and “racist to whites” by a Twitter user. Celeste is an alumnus of The University of Toronto and of the Bob Curry Fellowship at The Second City Toronto. Celeste uses they/them pronouns and the online handle @celestrogen.

Cohort: Playwriting

Year: 2021

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