Omar Mouallem

Omar Mouallem is a National Magazine Awards nominated writer and Metro News columnist, who moonlights as Edmonton rapper A.O.K. After four years as Avenue’s associate editor, he recently left to serve as the Edmonton Public Library’s Writer in Residence for 2013, its centennial year. He mentors writers and holds creative workshops, while working on stories that have appeared in enRoute, VICE, The Globe and Mail and Eighteen Bridges.