Books & Art

Kricorian: Stories from the Armenian Quarter

  The following piece by New York-based novelist, essayist, and activist Nancy Kricorian will be published in the upcoming anthology This Is Not a Border: Reportage and Reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature. A ceramics shop in the Armenian Quarter (Photo: JHistory) *** G tells [more...]

June 1, 2017 // 5 Comments

Poem: We Have Not Forgotten

  In 1944, Soviet Armenian writer Gevorg Abov wrote a poem entitled, “Menk Chenk Moratsel” («Մենք չենք մոռացել» – “We Have Not Forgotten”). In his poem, he criticized the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) and its entire membership for being traitors of the [more...]

May 31, 2017 // 2 Comments

Letter to Yerevan (Part I)

On the occasion of the 99th anniversary of the establishment of the First Republic of Armenia (1918-1920), the Armenian Weekly is pleased to announce that it will be periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem “Tught ar Yerevan” (“Letter to [more...]

May 28, 2017 // 15 Comments

Teen Author Varak Kaloustian Debuts Second Novel

  It hardly needs to be said that Varak Kaloustian is already accomplishing his lifelong dream of becoming a writer. The ambitious teen author published his first book, The Legend of V: The Solar System’s Prophesies, in 2015. The sequel to this thrilling science fiction series, The Legend of [more...]

May 26, 2017 // 1 Comment

Poem: Hudavendigar

From the Armenian Weekly 2017 Magazine Dedicated to the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Hudavendigar Beloved city! So much green everywhere, So much history. The mosques, the churches, the temples, the bedestens Beloved Hudavendigar!   Some were leaving their homes to go to the [more...]

May 24, 2017 // 4 Comments

Comedian Kev Orkian to Uncover Armenia

LONDON, U.K.—Comedian Kev Orkian is so proud of his Armenian heritage, that he is on a mission to tell the world about his homeland and its talented people, in an exciting new film—Armenia Uncovered—to be released in early 2018. Comedian Kev Orkian is so proud of his Armenian heritage, that [more...]

May 23, 2017 // 3 Comments

Shiraz: My Mother

My Mother My mother—gate to our hopes, She is the chapel of our homes, She is our cradle, my mother, The fort of our home, my mother, My mother is both mother and father, She is both slave and master, She is the homeless of our home, She is the nest of eagles, my mother, She is the housemaid of [more...]

May 14, 2017 // 1 Comment

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