Cynthia Dewi Oka

Cynthia Dewi Oka is the author of Fire Is Not a Country (Northwestern University Press, 2021), Salvage (Northwestern University Press, 2017) and Nomad of Salt and Hard Water (Thread Makes Blanket Press, 2016). She is a member of the Sanctuary Advocate Coalition, which works to expand sanctuary in vision and practice through the framework of black-brown unity. She teaches creative writing at Bryn Mawr College and lives in Collingswood, New Jersey.