Omar Musa

Omar Musa

Biography

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 was longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award and Miles Franklin Award. Musa was named one of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Young Novelists of the Year in 2015.

All sessions featuring Omar Musa

Shaping the World: Readings and Spoken Word

18 Nov 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Geelong Gallery
51 Little Malop Street, Geelong