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LITERARY LIGHTS: The Prospectors ~ Saturday, March 9, 2024 ~ On Zoom

Ariel Djanikian International Armenian Literary Alliance Literary Lights The Prospectors Zohrab Information Center

Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 12:00pm Eastern / 9:00am Pacific

Live on Zoom. Registration is required and free.



Selected by Barnes & Noble as their book-of-the-month for October 2023, Ariel Djanikian’s newly-released The Prospectors is a sweeping rags-to-riches story of survival and greed across American history following a family transformed by the Klondike Gold Rush.

Ariel Djanikian holds an MFA from the University of Michigan and is the previous recipient of a Fulbright grant, Meijer Fellowship, Cowden Award, and Hopwood Award. She is the author of The Prospectors (William Morrow, 2023), a Barnes & Noble Book Club pick, and The Office of Mercy (Viking, 2013). Her writing has also appeared in Tin House, Alaska Quarterly Review, Glimmer Train, The Millions, and The Rumpus.

Literary Lights is a monthly reading series organized by the IALA, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and the Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center. The series features new works of literature by Armenian authors.

International Armenian Literary Alliance (IALA)
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)
Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center

Click here to read along with the series by purchasing titles from IALA's online bookstore powered by Bookshop. Or purchase your books from the NAASR Bookstore online.

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