We Want Your Writing.
Discover the breakthrough moments of award-winning poet and writer Hala Alyan, author of SALT HOUSES and THE ARSONISTS’ CITY, released March 2021.
With interviewer Basmah Sakrani, Alyan discusses the inspiration for her recent work and shares her first publication experience. Following the interview, read “gemini,” originally published in The Dirty Napkin, and learn how that experience spurred Alyan’s growth as a writer.
A year-long exploration of nonfiction prose about the grueling, exhilarating, essential business of finding peace (or not) with the bodies we inhabit, considering age, sexuality, race, ability, gender identity, size, athleticism, addiction, illness, and the experience of occupying unfamiliar, hostile, and wonderful spaces.