Episode 188: Salt Houses Author Hala Alyan

Author and poet Hala Alyan talks to Daniel Ford about growing up in a house where storytelling was valued, how she crafts her prose and dialogue, and what inspired her debut novel Salt Houses.

I think in some ways Salt Houses is a story I’ve been writing my entire life.
— Hala Alyan

To learn more about Hala Alyan, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @HalaNAlyan. Also read our review of Salt Houses in May’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

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Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.