Sophia Babai (she/they) is a queer Tanzanian-Iranian-Indian-American author, creativity coach, and somatic therapist. Their writing has appeared in Autostraddle magazine and the School Library Journal Best Book of 2022, BODY TALK: 37 Voices Explore Our Radical Autonomy. She has ghostwritten a bestselling nonfiction book as well as articles in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Fast Company, Forbes, and Oprah Winfrey Magazine. As an editor and creativity coach, they have worked on over fifty sci-fi fantasy novels, including six New York Times bestsellers. Sophia previously worked as a climate activist, supporting communities displaced by pipelines and power plants. She studied human rights and colonial/post-colonial literature at Yale University and is currently a Gotham Writers Workshop Fellow in New York City.