Hala Alyan

Hala Alyan is a Palestinian-American poet who has lived in different regions of the world, spanning from Oklahoma to Beirut. Hala is pursuing her doctoral degree in the field of clinical psychology and currently resides in Brooklyn. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and her poems have appeared in journals such as Copper NickelThird Coast, and The Journal. Hala’s first full-length collection of poetry, titled Atrium and published by Three Rooms Press in New York City, was recently awarded the 2013 Arab American Book Award in Poetry.

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