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Safia Elhillo

Safia Elhillo is the author of The January Children (University of Nebraska Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets.Elhillo is the recipient of the 2015 Brunel International African Poetry Prize and fellowships from Cave Canem, The Conversation, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. A Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, she lives in Oakland.

Safia Elhillo
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