Hymen Elegy | Safiya Sinclair | Granta

Hymen Elegy

Safiya Sinclair

‘Dammed my wet scream around those verbs / for a violence.’

Safiya Sinclair

Safiya Sinclair’s first collection, Cannibal, won the 2015 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and a 2016  Whiting Award. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, the Kenyon Review, the Nation and elsewhere. She is currently a PhD candidate in literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California.

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