Omar Sakr is an Arab Australian poet. His most recent poems can be found in Griffith Review, Wildness, Overland, Peril, Island, Antic, Best Australian Poems 2016 and Contemporary Australian Poetry, among many others. He's been shortlisted for several prizes, and translated into Spanish and Arabic. His debut collection These Wild Houses is out now with Cordite Books (2017). He is the Poetry Editor of the Lifted Brow.