Céleste perrino Walker
Céleste perrino Walker is a full-time mother who also writes because it is her job, but she'd probably do it anyway. She has been publishing both fiction and nonfiction since 1986 and is the author of Adventist Family Traditions, More Power to Ya , Making Sabbath Special, I Call Him Abba, Guardians, Prayer Warriors, Playing God, Banza's Incredible Journey and Other Stories, and Jenny's Cat-napped Cat. She is the co-author of Sunny Side Up, Eleventh Hour, and Midnight Hour. Her work is also included in Secret Keys, Close To Home, From the Heart, Guide's Greatest Stories, A Moment Of Peace, and Alone With God.
She has published over a thousand stories and articles appearing in magazines like Liberty, Vermont Sports Today, Guide, Adventist View, Insight, Signs of the Times, Listen, Winner, Message, Guideposts for Kids, Guideposts for Teens, Celebration!, ADRA Today, Adventist Witness, Cornerstone Connection, Popular Woodworking, American Woodworker, The Christian Communicator, Kidstuff, Vermont's Awesome Internet Guide, The Rutland Business Journal, Prime Time and elsewhere. She has been a regular columnist for Women of Spirit and ParentTalk. Currently she writes a column for Vibrant Life. She has authored two quarterlies, Junior and Teen, on the subject of prayer. She is a member of WIN (Writer's Information Network). She was also a contributing editor of ParentTalk.
She has interviewed Kristi Yamaguchi, Donna Weinbrecht, Jack Hanna, Charlotte Lopez, Susan Ashton, Clay Crosse, Lisa Bevill, Paul Wylie, Ken Davis and Dallas Holm among others. In 1992 she was the recipient of the Guide Magazine Most Valuable Pen Award. When she isn't writing she enjoys hiking, inline skating, canoeing, painting and trying to play the violin.
Write At Home, her website, keeps readers abreast of current projects and new releases. There are sample chapters, an itinerary, personal information, and much more. The URL is http://homepages.together.net/~cpwalker She also founded Write On!, a company which mentors beginning (and experienced) writers providing them with publishing opportunities. Write On! also provides editors with a convenient database of writers and the assurance of quality control as each piece is edited by a managing editor before submission. Write On! has tackled many writing projects both large and small. Write On! is currently being run by Pat Humphrey.
Céleste makes her home in Rutland, Vermont with her husband Rob, son, Joshua, daughter, Rachel, two dogs and a cat. She is currently at work on Adventist Holiday Traditions, Take Joy, and a Sentinels a sequel to Guardians.
Céleste perrino Walker
27 Robshawn Place
Rutland, Vermont 05701