Topic: Literature

For a lover of the written word, nothing is more rewarding than discovering a new talent. Aram Pachyan is 37 years old, from Vanadzor, and studied law at Yerevan State. He is a columnist at Hraparak and writes the Lratvakan radio show. His[...]

By Dr. Arpi Sarafian In June 2020, the United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold the DACA Program which provides protection from deportation to eligible undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children. Repealing the[...]

HAMILTON, NY — Several months ago, Peter Balakian helped found a group called Writers Against Trump (WAT, writersagainsttrump.org), which includes a number of noted Armenian-American authors. The group has nearly two thousand members in[...]

BOSTON — Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society-Boston Chapter and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will present an online discussion of “Vahe Oshagan: Between Acts,” a documentary[...]

By Christopher Atamian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — In early August, the Fresno-based writer and thinker Aris Janigian founded The Artifa.com, a new and welcome addition to the sometimes paralyzingly simplistic discussions[...]

By Tigrane Yegavian The famous French-Armenian historian Anahide Ter Minassian did not have the chance to see this newly published book she translated from Armenian to French in the twilight of her life. An iconoclastic story, Vahé[...]

FRESNO/NEW YORK — On Monday, May 18, 2020, a community gathered — at a distance, on-line — to reflect upon the “delight & mystery of life” as expressed in the artistic objectives of William Saroyan’s literary[...]

YEREVAN – It doesn’t sound like an unusual story in the US. Four friends graduate college and come up with a great idea for a business. Their software platform takes off and becomes wildly successful internationally. In the case of[...]

LONDON (The Guardian) — The Guardian newspaper has listed Russia-based Armenian writer Narine Abgaryan among Europe’s most exciting authors. Below is her story. A Russian writer of Armenian origin, Narine Abgaryan is already renowned[...]

FRESNO — Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Berberian Coordinator of the Armenian Studies Program, announced that the English translation of Bedros Keljik’s Armenian-American Sketches has been published by the Armenian Series of The Press,[...]