Topic: poetry

April traditionally marks the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. With the recent ethnic cleansing of Artsakh Armenians in September 2023 repeating a pattern of genocide, these Armenian writers,[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — Poetry and music have been intertwined since time immemorial. In the millennia-old Armenian history, origins of this rich cultural legacy dates to the fifth century CE and[...]

WATERTOWN — Peter Balakian, Pulitzer Prize winning author of eight books of poetry and four of prose, continues to explore the Armenian past and future. In May 2015 he went[...]

A unique pocket-sized sliver of a book, #jivjiiv provides evidence that Western Armenian may be experiencing a renaissance of sorts. This compendium of Twitter poems penned by poet and linguist[...]

With his “The best translation of/darkness is a victory flag,” Arthur Kayzakian divests the victory flag of its connotations of glory and joy and makes the book of redacted paintings[...]

By Sharisse Zeroonian Special to the Mirror-Spectator BELMONT, Mass. — On Saturday, June 17, lovers of literature came from far and wide on Zoom to attend this month’s iteration of the[...]

CANOGA PARK, Calif. — Under the auspices of Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, with the collaboration of the Tekeyan Cultural Association,[...]

Poet Arthur Kayzakian’s debut collection, The Book of Redacted Paintings, has been published by Black Lawrence. The book, which is a winner of the 2021 Black Lawrence Immigrant Writing Series[...]

YEREVAN — Wiebke Zollmann is German poet, translator, photographer, and arts manager. Born in Stendal, Germany, from 2011 to 2014, she studied at the Swiss Literature Institute in Bienne. In[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — On April 27, poetry, medicine and the Armenian Genocide converged at a program at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) featuring Peter Balakian speaking[...]