A Story of Race Religion and Inheritance
His first book, Brown Boy: A Story of Race, Religion, and Inheritance will be published by Scribner in New York and ScribnerUK worldwide.
About the Author
Omer Aziz was born in Toronto to working-class parents from Pakistan. He was educated in Ontario’s public schools, at Queen’s University, the Paris Institute for Political Studies, Cambridge University, and Yale Law School.
He began writing at the age of twenty, while living in Paris on exchange. Omer’s first pieces appeared in the student newspaper, the Queen’s Journal. As a graduate student at Cambridge University, he traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan and wrote for The Globe and Mail, the national newspaper in Canada.