Topic: poetry

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[...]

FRESNO — Armenian Studies Program Director Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian announced the publication of Dr. James Russell’s Misak Medzarents: The Complete Lyric Poems, Volume 12 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State[...]

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 on culture in contemporary America. Race, class,[...]

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,[...]