Topic: Literature

By Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — A small book publisher is introducing Turkish readers to long-snubbed Armenian literary figures while also fighting to rescue Western Armenian, making Istanbul an improbable center of book[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — The new year, 2020, will mark the 35th year that Venice, the city of doges, canals, bridges, masks and renowned blown glass, will breathe with Armenian language and culture[...]

In the early 2000s, I was in Armenia when I called Silva Kaputikyan (or Gaboudigian in Western Armenian) on the last day of my trip. I apologetically informed her that my visit to her would not last more than one hour, because of time[...]

FRESNO — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) held its 45th annual member meeting and sponsored panels at the 53rd Annual Conference of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) in New Orleans, LA. On the afternoon of Thursday,[...]

LONDON — I Ask You, Ladies and Gentlemen is Leon Surmelian’s personal tale of deep sorrow and profound gratitude, of terrible loss and a lively embrace of life itself. The out-of-print book, first published in 1945, a bestseller in its[...]

NEW YORK — Zabelle, Nancy Kricorian’s award-winning novel about one woman’s survival of the Armenian Genocide, is being produced by Egg & Spoon as part of its third season. The piece was originally created and produced at[...]

By Gayane Ghazaryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – On October 20, a presentation of the newly published Yes Im Anoush Hayastani by Yeghishe Charents, a book containing the translation of the famous poem of this name[...]

POTSDAM, Germany — In the extensive literature of the Armenian Genocide, memoirs of single survivors play a special role. Each story is different, and yet all share certain characteristics; the trauma of the events, separation from loved[...]

By Rod Nordland The Turkish novelist and journalist Ahmet Altan is serving a life sentence in prison in his home country, allowed to see his children only occasionally and his writing, in theory, limited to short notes to his family and[...]

YEREVAN (Azg, Baikar) – Two presentations of Edmond Y. Azadian’s newly published Armenian-language volume, Echer goruseal yev angorusd , were recently held in Armenia, first on September 25 at the Tekeyan Center and then on September[...]