Topic: poetry

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[...]

DETROIT — The region of Cilicia occupies a unique place in the history of the Armenians, which began after the incursions of the Turks in Asia Minor in the 11th century and the exile of the Armenian nobility. From the time that Baron[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — The Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) announces the release of the special issue of Foundation Papers No. 9: Celebrating the Life and Work of Diana Der Hovanessian. It includes the texts of the presentations,[...]

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[...]

NEW YORK — Poet Susan Barba, the recent Anahid Literary Award winner, will be honored at the Anahid Literary Awards celebration on Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m., at Columbia University. The award is given by the Armenian Center. Barba[...]

WATERTOWN – A new collection of previously unpublished poems by Helene Pilibosian (1933-2015), titled Legacy of an Author: Events and Wanderings Sprinkled in Six Books, was published in 2019 by Ohan Press in Watertown. Pilibosian’s[...]

In the early 2000s, I was in Armenia when I called Silva Kaputikyan (or Gaboudigian in Western Armenian) on the last day of my trip. I apologetically informed her that my visit to her would not last more than one hour, because of time[...]

By Kevork Keushkerian ALTADENA, Calif. — A lecture organized by Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) Pasadena-Glendale Chapter on Sunday, October 6, at the Beshgeturian Center Hall, featured Norayr Dadourian and titled “The Armenian[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. – Sargis Gavlakian’s book Moruk-Tzuki hekiatnere: hekiatner bolori hamar was celebrated on June 15 in a program presented by the Tekeyan Cultural Association Greater Boston Chapter and cosponsored by the Armenian[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The papers of Helene “Hosmig” Pilibosian (1906-2018), editor, publisher and poetry, are accessible now at the Schlesinger Library of Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University. Pilibosian served as the[...]