Featuring Hala Alyan and Alison Myers
Hosted by David Lawton
Plus open mic
$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.
Hala Alyan is a Palestinian American writer and clinical psychologist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Guernica, and elsewhere. Her poetry collections have won the Arab American Book Award and the Crab Orchard Series. Her debut novel, SALT HOUSES, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2017, and won the Arab American Book Award and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.
Alison Myers teaches high school English by day and yoga by night. Her work has appeared in Ender’s World, SWWIM Every Day, trampset, The Esthetic Apostle, and great weather for MEDIA’s Suitcase of Chrysanthemums (2018). Although she has studied philosophy and Italian literature, she prefers to play adequate acoustic guitar and get kicked out of art museums for staying too late. She currently lives in “Coastal Philadelphia” (New Jersey) with two dogs & an overgrown garden, and is working on her first (& second) chapbook(s). Follow her on Twitter@amyersatz