Omar Musa, a Malaysian-Australian rapper, poet and author from Queanbeyan, is one of Australia’s most important young voices.
In his writing and music, he confronts the dark realities of Australian history and culture.
He has released two solo hip hop records and an album with international duo MoneyKat.
Omar Musa’s debut novel “Here Come the Dogs” has received widespread critical acclaim. He has recently toured across Asia, USA, Europe, South America and Australia, performing spoken word and hip hop, to launch the book. His diverse career achievements include being long listed for the Miles Franklin Award and named one of the SMH’s Young Novelists of the Year in 2015, winning the Australian Poetry Slam in 2008, speaking at TEDx Sydney, appearing on ABC’s Q&A, and releasing two books of poetry.
Press from Omar Musa’s novel “Here Come the Dogs”
“This stunning debut novel has such swaggering exuberance that it will make most other fiction you read this year seem criminally dull. You have been warned.”
Irvine Welsh, author of “Trainspotting”
“At once tender, beautiful, gritty, and raw.”
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