From Christopher Atamian

Christopher Atamian

Christopher Atamian is a New York-based writer, filmmaker, translator and editor. He has written for leading publications such as The New York Press, The Huffington Post, The New Criterion and The New York Times Book Review and concentrated exclusively on Armenian culture and history in a previous column at www.yevrobatsi.com. His first book of verse, “A Poet in Washington Heights” was nominated for a National Book Award and received the 2017-18 Tololyan Literary Prize. He has translated five books from French and Armenian and most recently co-edited a volume on Bedros Keljik, "Armenian-American Sketches."
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