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The Other Voice: Armenian Women’s Poetry Through the Ages.

Written by various authors; translated by Diana der Hovannessian.

A collection of women’s poetry beginning with old lullabies and magic chants, continuing with medievla poems, and proceeding to contemporary works.

My Odyssey

Written by Antonina Mahari; Edited by Ruth Bedevian.
Translated from the original Russian by Jaklin Ekmekjian and Gohar Arsenyan.

In this lively memoir, the wife of the famous Armenian poet, Guegin Mahari describes her experiences under the Nazi regime in her native Lithuania, her subsequent arrest and exile to Siberia in Stalinist Russia, and her life in Yerevan intellectual society in the 1950s and subsequently.

Armenian Women in a Changing World.

Written by various artists.
A collection of papers presented at AIWA’s First International Conference in Yerevan. Edited by Doris D. Jafferian and Barbara J. Merguerian.

Armenian Women: New Visions, New Horizons.

Written by various authors.
A collection of papers presented at AIWA’s 2000 International Conference in Yerevan. Edited by Sharyn S. Boornazian et al.

I Want to Live: Poems by Shushanik Kurghinian

Written by Shushanik Kurghinian
Introducing the recently translated poetry of Sushanik Kurghinian (1876-1927), poet, feminist, iconoclast, and social rights advocate.

Translated by Shushan Avagyan, Bilingual edition: Armenian/English.

Notable Women in Modern Armenian Drama: An Anthology

Written by Nishan Parlakian $20.00 + Shipping $5.00. One of the leading authorities on the Armenian theater, Nishan Parlakian, has assembled a diverse collection of plays, presented here in English for the first time, that provide both thought-provoking insights into the role of women in Armenian society and well-crafted and entertaining examples of Armenian drama […]

The Gardens of Silihdar

Written by Zabel Yessayan $20.00 + Shipping $5.00. The Gardens of Silihdar offers a charming fictionalized account of the author’s childhood in Istanbul as well as insights into Armenian life in the Ottoman capital in the late 19th century. ORDER The translation, by Jennifer Manoukian of Columbia University, won the 2016 Dr. Sona Aronian Book […]

My Soul in Exile

Written by Zabel Yessayan $20.00 + Shipping $5.00. My Soul in Exile is a novel depicting the dilemma of the artist in society, and also analyzes the psychological effects of the rootlessness experienced by diasporan Armenians. The setting is the critical period in Turkey following the Adana massacres of 1909 and preceding the outbreak of […]