Topic: poetry

Aaron Poochigian’s fourth book of poetry, American Divine, confirms him as one of our important poets, with both a formal mastery of his craft and important things to say about the human condition in 21st century America. While he was[...]

David Kherdian’s hometown, Racine, Wis., is a “desolate and broken town,” an abandoned Midwestern city of factories, mines and railroad tracks. Where there once was togetherness and community, there now is division and[...]

A CRITICAL EXCLUSIVE Caprine Wonder: James Najarian’s The Goat Songs To you liberals, of course, goats are just sheep from broken homes. Malcolm Bradbury Winner of the 2017 Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, James Najarian’s The Goat[...]

YEREVAN/NOVOSIBIRSK — Sasha Zaitseva is a modern Russian poet, art activist and editor. She is the author of the collection of poems titled The Snow That Was Not, published in Germany, laureate of several international literary[...]

NEW YORK  —  This second experimental video collaboration among artists Aram Bajakian, Kevork Mourad and Alan Semerdjian comprises a poem by Semerdjian titled “Writing about It Again” about his grandfather, while Mourad deftly[...]

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[...]

“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.” – Socrates Poet Esther Heboyan has led a peripatetic life. Born in Istanbul to Armenian parents in 1955, she attended Armenian school there before fleeing Turkey[...]

YEREVAN/MOSCOW — German Lukomnikov is a Russian poet who also writes prose, palindromes and songs, as well as performer, translator, actor, anthology compiler, a master of poetic minimalism and combinatorial poetry. He was born in 1962[...]

The International Armenian Literary Alliance (IALA) will officially launch with a virtual reading by Armenian writers from around the world, hosted on Zoom on March 21, 2021 at 1 pm EDT. At the launch, the 2021 programming, including a[...]

FRESNO —Dr. James Russell will speak on Misak Medzarents: The Complete Lyric Poems at 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Thursday, March 11. The presentation is part of the Spring 2021 Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program. Misak[...]