Cairo is a poet, award-winning playwright and the founder of Black Girls Brunch. Her debut play Who’s Looking Back at You? premiered at The Barbican Theatre and won the Toast of Fringe Award. She is a former Apples and Snakes Writing Room cohort and alumnus of The Soho Theatre’s Writers’ Lab for new playwrights. Her work has featured at The Westbank Gallery.
Her first poetry collection, Sunshine and Raindrops, saw her listed by The Voice Newspaper as one of ten unsung ‘phenomenal Black British authors’. In the past Cairo has performed her poetry at The Bush Theatre, Port Eliot Literary Festival, and recently opened for the acclaimed poet Dr John Cooper Clarke at Latitude Festival in 2021.
Cairo is currently working on her debut novel, a romantasy combining Greek and Nigerian folklore.
She is represented by Gyamfia Osei.