Articles by Aline Ohanesian

About Aline Ohanesian (2 Articles)
Aline Ohanesian was a 2012 finalist for the PEN Bellwether Award for Socially Engaged Fiction and The Glimmer Train Award for New Writers. Her first novel, The Exile, is forthcoming in 2014. She writes because humanity and its meaning-making machines, its stories, fascinate her. You can find out more about her and her fiction at

Twice Exiled: The Baron of Industry

Special for the Armenian Weekly When the events in Syria unfolded last year, Ani was the first person I thought of. We met over a decade ago when our children were in Montessori school together. She and her husband were active members of the Boy Scout troop in our area. They helped teach my son how [more...]

January 24, 2014 // 3 Comments

The Whisper of Silent Stones

The Armenian Weekly April 2013 Magazine (Download PDF by clicking here) Two years ago, when I decided to visit Turkey to do some research for my upcoming novel, people couldn’t wait to give me tips on what to see and do. They would inevitably describe the splendor of Istanbul’s many wonders, or [more...]

May 9, 2013 // 19 Comments