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Date of Birth December 16, 1990
Age 32 years, 1 months, 22 days
Place of Birth Maryland
Country United States
Profession Poet
Horoscope Aquarius

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Safia Elhillo is a famous Poet, born on December 16, 1990 in United States. As of January 9, 2023, Safia Elhillo’s net worth is $5 Million. Elhillo has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, receiving special mention for the 2016 Pushcart Prize. She was a co-winner of the 2015 Brunel University African Poetry Prize, won the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, and has received fellowships and residencies from Cave Canem, The Conversation, and SPACE on Ryder Farm, among others. Her collection The January Children won a 2018 Arab American Book Award, receiving the George Ellenbogen Poetry Award, the first Sudanese American author to win the award. In 2018, she was also listed in Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 in the category Creatives. Elhillo received a 2018 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation.

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Biography

Elhillo was born on December 16, 1990, in Rockville, Maryland, to Sudanese parents. .

Elhillo has shared her work on platforms such as TEDxNewYork, Under Armour’s Unlike Any campaign, the South African State Theatre, the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway, and TV1’s Verses & Flow.

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Safia Elhillo Net Worth

Safia Elhillo is one of the richest Poet & listed on most popular Poet. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Safia Elhillo's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Safia Elhillo (Arabic: صافية الحلو ‎) (born December 16, 1990) is a Sudanese-American poet known for her written and spoken poetry. Elhillo received a BA from the Gallatin School at New York University and an MFA in poetry from The New School. Elhillo has performed all around the world. She has won acclaim for her work and has been the recipient of several prestigious poetry awards. Elhillo has shared the stage with notable poets such as Sonia Sanchez and has taught at Split This Rock. Currently, she is a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Poet. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Safia Elhillo celebrates birthday on December 16 of every year.

Is Safia Elhillo black?

Poet Safia Elhillo loves language. But the ones she knows – as a Black Sudanese woman of the Arabic-language diaspora – can fall short in capturing her full identity.

What is safia Elhillo known for?

Safia Elhillo is the author of The January Children (University of Nebraska Press, 2017), which received the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets and a 2018 Arab American Book Award, and the chapbook The Life and Times of Susie Knuckles (2012).

How do you pronounce Safia Elhillo?

Safia Elhillo: Hi, my name is Safia Elhillo. The way that I try and get people to remember how to pronounce my first name is by telling them that it rhymes with mafia, which I think might be the only thing that it rhymes with. So Safia like mafia. And then my last name, Elhillo, rhymes with pillow.

Where is Safia Elhillo from?

Rockville, MD

What race is Safia Elhillo?

Safia Elhillo (Arabic: صافية الحلو) (born December 16, 1990) is a Sudanese-American poet known for her written and spoken poetry. Elhillo received a BA from the Gallatin School at New York University and an MFA in poetry from The New School. Elhillo has performed all around the world.

You may read full biography about Safia Elhillo from Wikipedia.