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Image result for omar el akkadOmar El Akkad, formerly of the Globe and Mail, is an award-winning journalist and author who has travelled around the world to cover many of the most important news stories of the last decade. His reporting includes dispatches from the NATO-led war in Egypt and the Black Lives Matter movement in Ferguson, Missouri. He is a recipient of the National Newspaper Award for investigative reporting for his coverage on the “Toronto 18” terrorism arrests. He has also received the Goff Penny Memorial Prize for Young Journalists, as well as three National Magazine Award honourable mentions. He is a graduate of Queen’s University.

Omar’s Books:

American War

American War by [El Akkad, Omar]Knopf, US, Spring 2017
M&S, Canada, Spring 2017
Picador, UK
Fischer Verlag, Germany
Flammarion, France
Rizzoli, Italy
De Geus, Holland

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