Omar Sakr

Omar Sakr is a poet born and raised in Western Sydney to Lebanese and Turkish Muslim migrants. He is the author of These Wild Houses (Cordite, 2017), and The Lost Arabs (UQP, 2019), which won the 2020 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry.

Books
Apr 22, 2021

The Australian Poem: Uncovered, by Omar Sakr

Australia Week: A poem by Sydney poet Omar Sakr. To mark the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble, The Spinoff is casting an eye across the ditch all week – read our …

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