Safiya Sinclair

Safiya Sinclair

Safiya Sinclair was born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica. She is the author of Cannibal, winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and one of the American Library Association’s “Notable Books of the Year.” Her honors include a Whiting Writers’ Award, fellowships from the Poetry Foundation, Yaddo, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. She is a PhD candidate in literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California.