Omar Sakr

Omar Sakr

Omar Sakr is an Arab Australian poet and author of These Wild Houses (2017), a debut collection shortlisted for the Judith Wright Calanthe award. His poetry has been published in English, Arabic and Spanish, in numerous journals and anthologies including Griffith Review, Overland, Meanjin, Island, Peril, Contemporary Australian Poetry, The New Arab, and Circulo de Poesía. Omar has performed his poetry across Australia, in Mexico, and in the United States. He is the poetry editor of the Lifted Brow.

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