Celeste Chaney is an American author, screenwriter, and marketer.

Photo by Ted Roxbury

Photo by Ted Roxbury

Her debut novel, In Absence of Fear, examines what it means to be human in a world of algorithmic absolutism. Published in 2015, it received Honorable Mention at Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards.

Her screenplay, The Feed, adapted from her award-winning short story of the same name, is currently in development with Passage Pictures.

Celeste is a Freedom Forum scholar and graduate of the University of Utah. 

Some of her other writing has been recognized by Writer's Digest and featured in CATALYST and The New York Times Magazine.

Celeste lives in a small mountain community outside of Salt Lake City, UT with her husband, Ted Roxbury, and young son.