Safiya Sinclair

Lance Cleland

Safiya Sinclair is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, How to Say Babylon (Simon & Schuster, 2023), which was selected as a Best Book of 2023 by the New York TimesTimeThe Washington PostVultureShelf AwarenessGoodreadsEsquireThe Atlantic, and NPR. Her first book is the award-winning collection of poetry, Cannibal (University of Nebraska Press, 2016), winner of a Whiting Writers’ Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Addison M. Metcalf Award, the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Poetry, the Phillis Wheatley Book Award, and the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry. Born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Sinclair is currently an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Arizona State University.