Related Program: Fresh Picked Prose Fresh Picked Prose: Billy Hallal “Dr. Z” By wfsunews • Jun 7, 2015 Related Program: Fresh Picked Prose ShareTweetEmail Listen Listening... / 2:00 Fresh Picked Prose: Billy Hallal “Dr. Z” Billy Hallal was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He studies creative writing at Florida State University, where he will soon receive his MFA. Tags: Fresh Picked ProseShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.