Omar Musa

Omar Musa is a Malaysian-Australian author, rapper and poet from Queanbeyan, Australia. He is the former winner of the Australian Poetry Slam and the Indian Ocean Poetry Slam. He has released four hip hop records, three poetry books (including Parang and Millefiori), appeared on ABC’s Q&A and received a standing ovation at TEDx Sydney at the Sydney Opera House. His debut novel, Here Come the Dogs, was published by Penguin Australia in 2014 and long-listed for the International Dublin Literary Award and the Miles Franklin Award. Omar was named one of The Sydney Morning Herald’s Young Novelists of the Year in 2015.

QPF2017 Literary Cabaret Fri 25 Aug 8-10pm Judith Wright Centre Performance BOOK

Here Comes the DIY: Omar Musa Sat 26 Aug 130-215pm JWC Screening Room, free