Topic: Books

BELMONT, Mass. — In early spring New Paths – Bridging Armenian Women (NP) launched its first successful book club meeting at the Phinix Grill with Rita Allen Balian, president of Rita B. Allen Associates, a national career[...]

New York — The Anahid Literary Award has been given to Susan Barba for her book of poems, Fair Sun. The prize is given to the best literary work in English by a young writer of Armenian descent, and is awarded by the Columbia Armenian[...]

LEWISBURG, Penn. — Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Peter Balakian, Bucknell Class of 1973, has been named the 13th Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell University, becoming the first Bucknell graduate to receive the honor.[...]

WORCESTER — For more than a century, Turkey has denied a role in organizing the Armenian Genocide. In his new book, Killing Orders: Talat Pasha’s Telegrams and the Armenian Genocide, Turkish historian and Clark University’s Prof.[...]

LEVERETT, Mass. – Looking for subject matter for a children’s book, artist and educator Stephen Saxenian found inspiration close to home in an autobiographical children’s story authored by his mother, writer and poet, Lucy Saxenian.[...]

Mamas Michael was the son of Armenian immigrants who survived the 1915 Armenian genocide. The family, Serop Kehyaian and Esther Shahinian, Serop’s mother Serpouhe, and Esther’s mother Mariam, came to the United States together from[...]

DAYTON, Ohio — Dawn Anahid MacKeen’s book, The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey, is a finalist for the prestigious Dayton Literary Peace Prize in nonfiction. She is one of 12 authors shortlisted in nonfiction and fiction for the[...]

By Linda Ball SAN DIEGO, Calif. — KPBS announced the 2017 One Book, One San Diego book selection, The Sandcastle Girls, by Chris Bohjalian, the critically acclaimed novelist whose books frequently make the New York Times best-seller[...]

WATERTOWN – Yervand Ter-Khachatryan, a prominent literary critic from Armenia, will be in the United States on a book tour sponsored by the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of the United States and Canada. He will speak in New Jersey[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The new literary journal Pangyrus includes several pieces by the Armenian feminist writer Zabel Yessayan in its recently-released third issue. Originally published in 2015 as an online journal, Pangyrus appears in this[...]