Sarah Lubala is a Congolese-born poet. She has been twice shortlisted for the Gerald Kraak Award, and once for The Brittle Paper Poetry Award, as well as longlisted for the Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Award. She is also the winner of the Castello Di Duino XIV prize and the Humanities and Social Sciences Award 2023 for Best Fiction: Poetry. Her debut collection, A History of Disappearance, was published by Botsotso Publishing in 2022.