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Safia Jama

Safia Jama was born to a Somali father and an Irish American mother in Queens, New York. The author of Notes on Resilience (Akashic Books, 2020), she is a Cave Canem Graduate Fellow and a professor in the English department at Baruch, City University of New York. She currently lives in Brooklyn.

Safia Jama
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