Safia Elhillo
Safia Elhillo

Sudanese by way of D.C., Safia Elhillo is the author of The January Children and Home Is Not a Country, and co-editor of the anthology Halal If You Hear Me. Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, an Arab American Book Award, and the Brunel International African Poetry Prize, she is also the recipient of a Cave Canem Fellowship and a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from The Poetry Foundation. Her work has appeared in POETRY Magazine, Callaloo, and The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-day series, among others. Currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, she lives in Oakland, California.

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Author: Safia Elhillo | Narrator: Christopher Myers and Safia Elhillo
Release Date: March 02, 2021
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD “Nothing short of magic.” —Elizabeth Acevedo, New York Times bestselling author of The Poet X From the  acclaimed poet featured on Forbes Africa’s “30 Under 30”...