Omar was born in 1991 in a suburb of Damaskus/Syria. He was studying business when he was forced to flee from Syria, therefore he couldn’t finish his studies. In November 2014 he came to Austria where he still lives today. To process his traumatic experiences of escaping the war in Syria he is writing about love, exile, revolution, escape, social exclusion and identity. In 2018 Omar published his first book “Danke. Wie O?sterreich meine Heimat wurde“ in 2018.