Topic: Armenian literature

LOS ANGELES — On Friday, May 20, the UCLA Armenian Studies Department in conjunction with the Promise Institute, presented the long-awaited publication of the first volume poetry written in the Armenian language by an American-born[...]

LOS ANGELES — On Friday, May 20, at 6 p.m., (PST), the release of Tenny Arlen’s book of Armenian verse entitled Կիրքով ըսելու՝ ինչո՞ւ հոս եմ (To Say with Passion: Why Am I Here?) will take place in Bunche Hall[...]

YEREVAN/YABLONOVSKY, Russia — Few people in Armenia know Russian linguist and translator Alexey Lyubimov, despite his close ties with Armenia and the Armenian language. Recently, Vadim Arutyunov’s interview with him was posted on the[...]

In Three Apples Fell from The Sky (Oneworld, 2020), author Narine Abgaryan takes us to the heart of Maran, a village perched on a cliff in the Armenian highlands, at the farthest end of Manish-Kar. Abgaryan brings this isolated mountain[...]

LOS ANGELES — Prominent Armenian librarian and scholar Gia (Dziadzan) Aivazian passed away on February 10. Aivazian was born in Kavala, Greece on December 22, 1934. She received her B. A. (1966) in English literature, a Master’s in[...]

Is it a book? A work of art? Book art? Or perhaps an art book? Karén Karslyan’s 2020 tome goes by the name of Aterazma, a clever play on words: transliterated into Western Armenian, Baderazm, meaning war; the verb adel to hate and[...]

By Taleen Postian Special to the Mirror-Spectator WATERTOWN — As Project SAVE Armenian Photographs Archives, Inc. is approaching its 50th anniversary, it will have a new person at the helm, Arto Vaun. Project SAVE’s mission since its[...]

“She had promised to kill the child as soon as it was born.” These chilling words begin Susannah Harutyunyan’s Ravens Before Noah, which was awarded the 2016 Presidential Prize for Literature. Born in 1963, Harutyunyan has published[...]

(Armenian Series no. 12. The Press at California State University, Fresno, 2020) By Jesse S. Arlen Special to the Mirror-Spectator «Ի՜նչ երջանկութիւն, տերեւի մը խարշափին մէջէն տեսնել[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — Last week the Khazé Publishing of Tehran announced the release in Farsi of Hakob Karapents’ Adami girke , his second and most celebrated published novel. Titled Ketabé Adam, it has been translated by Andranik[...]