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Upon a Post Sent to Me by Aris Sevag (1946-2012), In Memoriam

by | July 12th, 2012 | 0 comments

“here in this void the Aegean intersects with the Araxes … “

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The Blind Girl: Village Memories

by | February 9th, 2012 | 1 comments

This is a translation of a short story by Zabel Yessayan, which was originally published in the first issue of Archag Tchobanian’s journal Dzaghig in 1895.

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Mrs. Zildjian and the Muslim Pendant

by | January 31st, 2012 | 0 comments

Lucine awoke from the three-hour apostolic service and turned her head from side to side. She looked up at the stained-glass windows and then at the beautiful crimson lanterns that her brother had designed for [...]

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Ode to the Night, Zabel Yessayan’s First Published Work

by | January 24th, 2012 | 2 comments

Translated by Jennifer Manoukian This poem, written at the age of seventeen, is Zabel Yessayan’s first published work. It appeared in the first volume of Arshag Chobanian’s literary journal Dzaghig (Constantinople) in 1895. Come, oh [...]

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Lola Koundakjian’s The Accidental Observer

by | December 28th, 2011 | 0 comments

A mulberry tree serendipitously discovered on West 87th Street. Fleeting memories of past loves and brief encounters. The changing of the seasons. These are some of the themes that Lola Koundakjian treats with sensitivity and [...]

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Four Poems by Raffi Wartanian

by | November 18th, 2011 | 0 comments

Birth Quake Earth danced today And all we had was our feet, And all we could do was Freeze Wait Wait For however long it took For her to decide If she would stomp her [...]

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Aksel Bakunts: Dark Valley

by | November 16th, 2011 | 2 comments

Aksel Bakunts (Alexander Stepani Tevosyan) was born in Goris, in Russian Armenia, on June 13, 1899. After secondary school, Bakunts studied agriculture in the Ukraine and became an agronomist traveling through the provinces of Armenia [...]

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