Topic: poetry

WIESBADEN, Germany — The tug-of-war continues over Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin Corridor, in the wake of demands by the International Court of Justice that it be lifted and the deployment of a European Union mission to the area.[...]

CAIRO — On November 19, the presentation of a new book, ‘The Birth of Vahagn’ in 50 Languages,” compiled by Artsvi Bakhchinyan and Haig Avakian, took place at Bulukdanian Hall in Cairo, in the presence of the compilers. This is the[...]

As part of its 75th anniversary celebrations this year, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) offers an evening of literature and music dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the birth of the famous Armenian poet Yeghishe Charents on[...]

“My grandmother/and great-aunt . . . didn’t go to church/because they had survived the genocide,” writes Arda Collins in “Easter,” a poem in Star Lake (The Song Cave, 2022), Collins’s second collection of poems. “I[...]

FRANKFURT — The Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest and most important worldwide, is something I look forward to every October. This year, after two years of limitations imposed by the Covid pandemic, the fair opened as an in-person event,[...]

YEREVAN /PARIS – Translator, painter, poet Christine (Kristina) Zeytounian-Belous was born in 1960 in Moscow and has been living in Paris since the age of 6, where she graduated from the École Normale Supérieure and the University of[...]

A “new unspoiled unchained order,” where the extraordinarily gifted are free to live in their own “solitude,” and not in an “isolation” imposed on them by the “chains” of the existing order, is what Tamar Asadourian seeks:[...]

SAN FRANCISCO — Elise Kazanjian is a member of the Wednesday Women Writers in San Francisco, a group of writers who have been meeting for over a decade. From September through November, many Bay Area Armenian churches present fall[...]

Published posthumously by the ARI Literature Foundation (Yerevan, 2021), with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the poems in To Say with Passion: Why Am I Here? show a depth of perception unusual for a 20-year-old. In[...]

HAMILTON, N.Y. — Peter Balakian’s new essay “Ending the Dry Spell: Mandelstam’s Journey to Armenia” has just been published in Literary Imagination (Volume 24, issue 2, July 2022). Osip Mandelstam (1891-1937) remains one of the[...]