The Poetry Project

Reading

Hala Alyan & Naomi Shihab Nye with Simon Shaheen

We are thrilled to bring together the palestinian diaspora writers Hala Alyan and Naomi Shihab Nye to navigate identity, displacement, crossing, intergenerational family ties through intimate documentary narratives. The readers will be joined by the renowned composer, oud, and violin player Simon Shaheen. We're also excited to celebrate the publication of Hala Alyan's second novel The Arsonists’ City!

We encourage enthusiastic readers and listeners to engage more deeply with Hala Alyan's work by purchasing her latest novel, The Arsonists' City.

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