Interview with Poet Omar Sakr by The Big Anxiety published on 2019-10-24T04:54:27Z In this podcast Omar talks about how he has struggled with an anxiety disorder and depression for most of his life; and how in his work, he interrogates the conditions that have shaped him. Omar Sakr is an award-winning Arab Australian poet. His debut collection, These Wild Houses (Cordite Books), was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize, and the Judith Wright Calanthe Award. His new collection is The Lost Arabs (UQP). His non-fiction has been published regularly in such places as The Saturday Paper, The Guardian, Kill Your Darlings, Meanjin, Archer, Junkee, The Star Observer, and SBS Life, among others.