Topic: Literature

By Taleen Postian Special to the Mirror-Spectator I first came across Hyebred, a bi-annual, not-for-profit, online literary magazine when I was in my freshman year of college. I was looking for magazines and journals to publish my poetry,[...]

( Award-winning author Chris Bohjalian was a columnist for Gannett’s Burlington Free Press where the following story ran on May 17, 2015.  He graduated from Amherst College and lives in Vermont with his wife and[...]

BOSTON — Author Gary Gosgharian, a professor of English literature at Northeastern University, is a prolific writer under the pseudonym Gary Braver. He has released many fiction and non-fiction titles under both names. His most recent[...]

YEREVAN / MISSISSAUGA (Ontario, Canada) – Keith Garebian, born in 1943 in Bombay, India, is a widely published, award-winning author, poet, biographer, and literary, dance and theatre critic. He has lived in Canada since 1961. He studied[...]

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – In July 2018, a group of Armenian artists residing in Brooklyn, New York, formed Armenian Creatives to fulfill “an urgent need for togetherness . . . to hold a space that we couldn’t find prior.” Ever since the[...]

For close to 50 years, Denis Donikian has been a voice for the voiceless, a great littérateur and artist, an outspoken critic of corruption and dictatorship wherever he has found them—briefly said, a rare voice among Armenian writers.[...]

“She had promised to kill the child as soon as it was born.” These chilling words begin Susannah Harutyunyan’s Ravens Before Noah, which was awarded the 2016 Presidential Prize for Literature. Born in 1963, Harutyunyan has published[...]

By Valeria Paikova PARIS (Beyond Russia) — With her stunning looks, charisma and sex appeal, Nina Berberova could doubtless have become a silver screen siren. But a different scenario unfolded after she left the Soviet Union for Europe,[...]

“That’s how the world is arranged: they can take anyone’s freedom from him, without a qualm. If we want to take back the freedom which is our birthright — they make us pay with our lives and the lives of all whom we meet on the[...]

Billed as “the first Armenian feminist novel,” Mayda packs a wallop. Srpuhi Dussap’s book, beautifully written and surprising until its final pages, treats important political and social issues but never bores. Conventional by[...]