We Are All Armenian Launch

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm


Readings from We Are All Armenian: Voices from the Diaspora an anthology of creative nonfiction by diasporic Armenian writers to be published by University of Texas Press in March 2023.

This event has been prerecorded, and will be available to watch on-demand online from March 8, 2023 to April 8, 2023.

Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: AWP_We_Are_All_Armenian_Event_Outline_2023.pdf



Aram Mrjoian is a writer, editor, instructor, and PhD student at Florida State University. He is an editor at large at Chicago Review of Books, an interviews editor at the Southeast Review, and the assistant managing editor at TriQuarterly.

Raffi Joe Wartanian’s essays have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, Miami Herald, the Baltimore Sun, Lapham's Quarterly, Outside magazine, and elsewhere. He teaches writing at UCLA, and has released two albums of original music: Pushkin Street and Critical Distance.

Hrag Vartanian, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic, is an art critic, curator, artist, and lecturer on contemporary art with an expertise on the intersection of art and politics.

Nancy Kricorian is the author of the novels Zabelle, Dreams of Bread and Fire, and All the Light There Was. Her latest project is a novel about Armenians in Beirut during the Lebanese Civil War. She lives in New York.

Scout Tufankjian


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Kansas City Convention Center