Omar Sakr

Omar Sakr is an Arab Australian poet from Western Sydney. His first book These Wild Houses was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor prize and the Judith Wright Calanthe award. His new collection is The Lost Arabs. Omar's poetry has been published in English, Arabic, and Spanish, in numerous publications including Overland, Griffith Review, Meanjin, Circulo de Poesia, The New Arab, the Asian American Writers Workshop, Wildness, and Tinderbox, among many others.