On the Map: Ali Alshaali 2023


Ali ALSHAALI علي الشعالي (poet, editor, publisher; United Arab Emirates), an engineer by training, is the author of five poetry collections, a collection of essays, and the novel [The Live Living], which won the Al-Owais Creative Award and a nomination for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award. With long experience in literary management, he currently heads up the Al Hudhud Publishing Group. His participation was made possible by the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai.

"On the Map" is a series of interviews with writers while they are in Iowa City, participating in the IWP’s fall residency, produced in association with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. This video was made possible by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.


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