Talal Alyan is a Palestinian American writer based in New York. He grew up across the Middle East, living in Lebanon, Qatar, the U.A.E. He currently resides in Brooklyn. Alyan has written extensively as both a poet and political writer. His political writing has been featured in various publications including Vice News, Al Jazeera English, Huffington Post and Daily Beast while his poetry has been published in Colombia Journal, Mud Season Review, Wax Paper, Literary Juice, and elsewhere. He is the author of BABELDOM, his debut collection of poetry.