Celeste Mohammed gives a 'Pleasantview' of Trinidad


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The interconnected short stories in Celeste Mohammed's debut novel, Pleasantview, dispel the myth of Trinidad as a happy-go-lucky island nation, instead revealing it as a complex, troubled, multiracial society.  A lawyer turned writer, Celeste discusses the colorful characters in her book, growing up multiracial, writing in patois that is both authentic and readable and more!Read more about Celeste on our episode page.Learn about our low-residency in MFA in Creative Writing program.