Omar Musa is a Malaysian–Australian author, rapper and poet from Queanbeyan, Australia. He has released four hip hop records, three poetry books his debut novel Here Come the Dogs was long-listed for the International Dublin Literary Award and Miles Franklin Award and he was named one of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Young Novelists of the Year in 2015.
Events at Word
OMAR MUSA, MICHAEL PEDERSEN, DOMINIC HOEYFriday 15th November, 2019 8:00 pm
WORD Christchurch is pleased to announce the return of three of the biggest hits of the 2018 festival. Poets Omar Musa (Australia), Michael Pedersen (Scotland) and Dominic Hoey (New Zealand) will once again come together from different parts of the globe to regale you with poetry.
Inspiring Writers Secondary Schools DayThursday 30th August, 2018 9:45 am
Once again, we’re offering the most incredible speakers to Christchurch secondary schools, absolutely free of charge.
The Neu! Ōtautahi! IncidentSaturday 1st September, 2018 7:30 pm
A feast of verse, music and performance, with Michael Pedersen, Hollie McNish, Irvine Welsh, FAFSWAG, Hera Lindsay Bird, Dominic Hoey, Sam Scott, Omar Musa.