Omar Mouallem

Fake Dean (Founder) and Multimedia Journalist

In addition to founding Pandemic University School of Writing, Omar Mouallem is an author, journalist and filmmaker. He’s contributed stories to The Guardian, WIRED, and and received three National Magazine Awards and other honours. Several of his articles have been adapted into books and movies, including Praying to the West: How Muslims Shaped the Americas, which was named one of the Globe and Mail’s 100 best books of 2021. He also wrote and directed The Lebanese Burger Mafia, which won the Audience Choice Award at the 2023 Northwest International Documentary Festival.

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Past Classes
Masterclass: The Modern Writer’s Tech Toolbox Masterclass: Making Truth Better Than Fiction COURSE: The Business of Freelance Writing Webinar: Surviving the Freelance Grind Replay: Deconstructing the Pitch: How to Sell Any Story, Anywhere REPLAY: Pitch Perfect: Selling Your Stories REPLAY: The Secrets of Longform Feature Writing ALUMNI ACCESS: The Modern Writers’ Tech Toolbox