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Sami Shah

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Pakistani Comedian and writer Sami Shah has been profiled in the New York Times and ABC's The Australian Story.

His autobiography, "I, MIGRANT" has been nominated for the NSW Premier's Literary Award WA Premier's Literary Award, and the Russell Prize for Humour Writing.

His first novel "FIRE BOY" was released in June 2016, with the sequel due in early 2017.

Sami writes columns for, Fairfax Media, the Brisbane Courier Mail, and many other publications, and is a frequent contributor on ABC local radio & ABC RN.

Sami is currently based in Melbourne, Australia.

The kindly folks at X-PRESS in Perth interviewed me just ahead of my Perth Comedy Fest show.

Sami Shah’s profile has risen dramatically since he first started doing regular stand up shows after moving to Western Australia from his native Pakistan. Already an established performer there, he came equipped with the performance chops and stage presence of a veteran, allowing him to jump from no-na...

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I, Migrant

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“It’s entirely possible to subscribe to a violent, cruel, repressive and regressive belief system, and not actually enact most of its values. Technically, almost everyone following one of the Abrahamic faiths is pulling that off. So”
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