Abdul Hammoud is a spoken word artist based in Melbourne by way of Lebanon. He teaches writing classes and workshops for schools and organizations that are looking to explore new avenues of expression. In 2013, he became founder of The Dirty Thirty online writing platform, a group for writers April. He is now also editor and compiler of The Dirty Thirty Anthology, an annual collection of poetry from the page he coordinates. Most of his work revolves around current issues including the constant state of war in the Middle East, racial divides, as well as the portrayal of masculinity.