Topic: Literature

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,[...]

GLENDALE – The two most recent books published by Edmond Y. Azadian were presented at a program at Glendale Public Library on Friday, January 17, 2020. Levon Barseghian, president of the Asbarez Club of Gyumri, Armenia, and literary[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) announced this week the winners of the 2019 Dr. Sona Aronian Book Prizes for Excellence in Armenian Studies: Prof. Tamar M. Boyadjian for The City[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/CLOSTER, N.J. — Karen Samunjan (Garry Samunjian) is a multitalented professional, born in 1967 in Tbilisi and living in the US. In 1985 he entered the Faculty of Architecture of[...]

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[...]