Osama Alomar is a Syrian author turned taxi driver who is now returning back to his roots in writing! Mr. Alomar moved to Chicago, Illinois from Syria in 2008, and upon arrival, his occupation changed from author to taxi driver. As a cab driver he had little to no time to write...Now he has moved to the city of Pittsburgh with the help of City of Asylum, where he focuses much of his time on writing again. From Syria to Chicago to Pittsburgh, Osama Alomar is now coming to the University of Pittsburgh to share some of his inspirational, world-renowned poetry with you!
Alomar will read excerpts from his latest book, "The Teeth of the Comb & Other Stories."
This event is free.