Omar Mouallem is a three-time National Magazine Awards winning writer whose stories have appeared in NewYorker.com, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, WIRED and more. He’s edited numerous magazines, co-directed a documentary for CBC about oilfield suicides, and coauthored the national bestseller Inside the Inferno: A Firefighter’s Story of the Brotherhood that Saved Fort McMurray. His forthcoming book, Praying to the West, a travel memoir about Muslims in the Americas, will be published by Simon & Schuster Canada.
Omar Mouallem is an Alberta-based writer and filmmaker. His journalism has appeared in The Guardian, WIRED, and NewYorker.com, and been recognized by the National Magazine Awards, Best American Science and Nature Writing, and the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting. He codirected a CBC documentary, guest-hosted the podcast CANADALAND, and co-authored the Canadian national bestseller Inside the Inferno. His forthcoming book, Praying to the West, is a travel memoir about mosques across the Americas. He tweets at @omar_aok.
Omar Mouallem’s writing has appeared in dozens of magazines published across Canada and the United States. He is a best-selling author, documentary filmmaker, the founding editor of two magazines, and has hosted several podcasts. His forthcoming book, Praying to the West, is a travel memoir about Muslims in the Americas published by Simon & Schuster Canada. He lives in Edmonton and tweets at @omar_aok.