Hala Alzaghal


Hala Alzaghal is a Jordanian writer and English teacher. After living in California for several years, she went back to Jordan to continue her studies and received a bachelor’s degree in French language and Literature from the University of Jordan. She attended a creative writing course in university, in which her texts stood out, consequently increasing her passion for writing. Using it as an outlet, after years of the ongoing battle against depression and on growing anxiety, she published her first book; a memoir titled I Made a Mother out of May, in 2017 as an eBook in which she documents her personal struggles with many aspects of life (depression, oppression, physical pain, mental pain, loss, desire, love, and sexuality)

She is an avid reader who and enjoys reading classics and poetry. She is presently working on a new novel. She currently resides in Istanbul, Turkey and works as an English teacher.

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I made a Mother out of May
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir including two poems documents the thoughts, painful memories of the past and the fear of the uncertainty of the future. From rainy days and a smoke-filled room to a spring's love affair, this memoir touches on the author's depression, oppression, physical pain, mental pain, loss, desire, love, and sexuality...

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