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Krystal Sital

Born in the republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Krystal A. Sital is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Secrets we Kept: Three Women of Trinidad.
A finalist for the PEN/Fusion Award, Krystal A. Sital's debut memoir Secrets We Kept: Three Women of Trinidad has garnered rave reviews by Kirkus, Booklist, Library Journal, and Christian Science Monitor. Vanity Fair included it in their "What to Read This Month," Lit Hub put it on their "17 Books You Should Read This February"; PopSugar included it in their "21 Inspiring Books Written by Women You Simply Can't Miss in 2018"; and Electric Lit put it on their "46 books by Women of Color to read in 2018." The New York Times says, "Sital paints a complex portrait . . .  a place where women's and children's lives are held in thrall by cruel men."
Krystal's work on the #MeToo movement, race, immigration, women’s health and issues, motherhood, and more has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times—Well, Salon, Catapult, Today's Parent, LitHub, The Margins, The Caribbean Writer, Brain Child, and elsewhere. She's taught creative writing, gender and sexuality, and peoples and cultures of the Caribbean at New Jersey City University and Fairleigh Dickinson University. She now teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Sierra Nevada College in Lake Tahoe.

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