Safa Suleiman was born and raised in Denver, Colorado and is of Palestinian descent. She has a master’s degree in public policy and taught undergraduate courses in history, political science and liberal education for fourteen years. She began her children's book writing journey in 2016 while substitute teaching at the elementary level. She lives in Colorado with her husband, kids, and two cats.
Safa is represented by Ana Crespo of East West Literary Agency.