Omar Sakr
is a poet and writer. He is the author of These Wild Houses and The Lost Arabs.

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Opinion February 17, 2018

Representation and diversity

“As a marginalised poet beginning to have some small measure of success, I’m not supposed to talk about this. I am supposed to take what is given, speak as wound, as tragic past come good, and if I should succeed, treat it as the accidental byproduct …”

Portrait June 24, 2017

Literary collective director Michael Mohammed Ahmad

A drive with founder of western Sydney literary collective Sweatshop, Michael Mohammed Ahmad.

Portrait September 12, 2015

Waanyi author Alexis Wright’s stream of words

A Skype call with award-winning author Alexis Wright about the big issues that inspire her.