Sara Elkamel is an Egyptian poet and journalist living between her hometown, Cairo, and New York City. She holds an MA in arts journalism from Columbia University, and is an MFA candidate in poetry at New York University. Elkamel’s poems have appeared in The Common, Michigan Quarterly Review, Four Way Review, The Cincinnati Review, The Los Angeles Review, and as part of the anthologies Best New Poets and Best of the Net, among other publications. She was named a 2020 Gregory Djanikian Scholar by The Adroit Journal, a finalist in Narrative Magazine’s 30 Below Contest in the same year, and has received a Pushcart Prize nomination. She is the author of the chapbook “Field of No Justice” (African Poetry Book Fund & Akashic Books, 2021).