Hala Alyan on the Sense of Displacement in the Middle East
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode of Keen On, Andrew is joined by Hala Alyan, the author of The Arsonists’ City, to discuss how the Middle East is the victim of great powers and the current situation in Lebanon.
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Hala Alyan is an award-winning author and poet. Her novel Salt Houses won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the Arab American Book Award and was a finalist for the Chautauqua Prize. Her work has been published by The New Yorker, the Academy of American Poets, Lit Hub, and others. She lives in Brooklyn, where she works as a clinical psychologist.