Topic: Literature

The International Armenian Literary Alliance (IALA), the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and the Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center will host Literary Lights 2024, their second[...]

“So I’m not crazy? Or if I am, I’m not alone.” “That last part looks more like it.” The Gray House Mariam Petrosyan’s The Gray House (amazon crossing, 2017) opens[...]

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — It is with profound sorrow that the Central Board of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of the United States and Canada and the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party[...]

By Kristine Melkonyan YEREVAN — The 28th Vahan Tekeyan Awards ceremony of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of Armenia, supported by the Shake Tekeyan-Ghazarian Fund of the TCA of the United[...]

YEREVAN – Ziné (Mamoyan) is one of most extraordinary people I have met. This Yezidi beauty was born in Ashtarak, Armenia, raised in the village and in the mountains, received[...]

The United States of America has been portrayed as the land of freedom and opportunity, a refuge for the oppressed and the poor. Immigrants from all over the world come[...]

By Steve Hauk PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. — The following remembrance of William Saroyan and John Steinbeck by journalist and writer Steve Hauk first appeared at on June 19, 2021.[...]

YEREVAN / SAMARA, Russia — Russian poet and writer Artsvi Shahbazyan was born in 1992 in Kirovakan (now Vanadzor, Armenia), to an athlete and a reserve officer. In 2000, his[...]

LOS ANGELES — On a recent visit to ABRIL bookstore in Glendale, I picked up copies of Zabel Yessayan’s Captive Nights and of Shushanik Kurghinian’s I Want To Live. While[...]

Special to the Mirror-Spectator “Today he’s forgotten, the most forgotten famous writer of the 20th century.” Mark Arax The reception of a literary text would probably be different if we[...]