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Omar Musa is a Malaysian-Australian author, rapper and poet from Queanbeyan, Australia. He has released four hip hop records, three poetry books (including Parang and Millefiori) and received a standing ovation at TEDx Sydney at the Sydney Opera House. 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. He was a screenwriter on the Stan Original/BBC TV series “Romper Stomper” and wrote a one-man play, “Since Ali Died” in 2018.