Cummings Foundation Grant Recipient

Current Year — International Armenian Literary Alliance

LITERARY LIGHTS: Children's Authors Astrid Kamalyan and Leila Boukarim ~ Saturday, April 13, 2024 ~ On Zoom

LITERARY LIGHTS: Children's Authors Astrid Kamalyan and Leila Boukarim ~ Saturday, April 13, 2024 ~ On Zoom

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. Each event—held online—will feature a writer reading from their work, followed by a discussion with an interviewer and audience members.

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

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

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.

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LITERARY LIGHTS: All the Ways We Lied ~ Saturday 27, 2024 ~ On Zoom

LITERARY LIGHTS: All the Ways We Lied ~ Saturday 27, 2024 ~ On Zoom

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. Each event—held online—will feature a writer reading from their work, followed by a discussion with an interviewer and audience members.

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POSTPONED ~ LITERARY LIGHTS: The Institute for Other Intelligences ~ POSTPONED

POSTPONED ~ LITERARY LIGHTS: The Institute for Other Intelligences ~ POSTPONED

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. Audience members are invited to read along with the series.

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LITERARY LIGHTS: The Fear of Large and Small Nations ~ Sunday, November 5, 2023 ~ On Zoom

LITERARY LIGHTS: The Fear of Large and Small Nations ~ Sunday, November 5, 2023 ~ On Zoom

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. Audience members are invited to read along with the series.

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