A book featuring the poems and essays of contemporary writers from Armenia and Diaspora was put on sale this week in Yerevan’s Artbridge café-bookstore. The 300-page book entitled “Deviation: Anthology of Contemporary Armenian Literature” is available in English and comprises 11 authors.
The publication was sponsored by the Netherlands’ Prince Claus Fund for Culture and development. Many of the works included in the anthology have appeared in “Inknagir” (Autograph) literary magazine. (http://www.inknagir.org/) The book was compiled by Vahan Ishkhanyan, ArmeniaNow reporter, and “Inknagir” literary club’s chairman and poet Violet Grigoryan, “Inknagir’s” editor. Ishkhanyan’s short stories and Grigoryan’s poems are among entries in the volume.