Armenuhi Sisyan ( Armenia)

Armenuhi Sisyan 

Armenuhi Sisyan- writer, poet from Armenia. Professor of Armenian language at Yerevan State Medical University, author and co-author of  several training manuals for students.

Her works  are translated into 11languages: English, Japanese, French,  Italian, German, Chinese, Polish, Russian, Persian, Albanian, Spanish languages.

Member of Writers’ Union of Armenia since 2007.

Board member of  International Writers Association Pjeter Bogdani  in Brussels (IWA).

Member of Japan Universal Poets Association, (JUNPA), Kyoto.

Publications.

Author of  9 books:

  • “A Handful Of Light”, Yerevan, 2006 (short novels, poems in prose).
  • “Harahos” – 2007, Yerevan (short stories)
  • “Hey, Noah!” 2012, Yerevan (short stories)
  • ”The Bloօmy Paths” 2013 (for teenagers)
  • ” Longing For 1000 Years” 2016 (poems)
  • ”Back To The Sky”, 2016, Yerevan (novel)
  • ‘’Duet of Fountains’’, 2017, Kyoto, Japan (poems, in Japanese)
  • “Duet Of Drops”, 2018, Kyoto, Japan (poems, in Japanese)
  • ‘’Escape To The Trees’’ 2018,Yerevan (poems)

Her stories and poems  widely anthologized, frequently appear in top Armenian literary journals and published in different literary magazines and anthologies abroad: ”Russki Gulliver” (Moscow, 2016), ‘’Symbol’’ (Albania, 2013, 2016), ’’Shokaran’’, “Azema”, ”Luys” in Persian (Tehran, 2015, 2017),”Przenikajace Sie Paralele’’(‘’Anthology of Armenian Poetry’’,  Poland, 2016), ”Armeniens Herz Gedichte… und sonst nichts” (Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2016), “Bong” in Chinese,(Taiwan, 2017), ‘’Diario Armenia’’ (Buenos Ayres 2018), poems in Japanese in lit. magazine Ama-Hashi, (Kyoto, Japan, 2015, 2018). Her poem was included  in the book of world contemporary poets ”Venti di Poesia” (2015, Italy), ets.

Her translations of Anglo-American poetry of XX century  from English into Armenian were published in the “World Literature” quarterly.

 

Awards and Festivals.

In 2012 her story ’’The Handbag’’ was awarded among the best stories of the year.

In 2013 April her book “Hey, Noah!” was the 2-nd among 10 bestsellers in Yerevan.

In 2016 her book ”Longing  For 1000 Years” was awarded to the Poetry Prize of 2016.

In 2018  received the Poetry Prize of  Writers Union of Armenia  and Ministry of  Defence  of  Republic of Armenia.

Participant of different international literary festivals and programs.

In 2012 (July-August) she got a scholarship for spending 2 months in Vienna  invited by Kulturkontakt Austria program.

In 2013 she was a participant of ”Genova International Poetry Festival” (Italy) from Armenia.

In August 2013 she was invited to Switzerland  by the organization Chateau de Lavigny.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016  she was participant of the International Literary Festival ”Literary Ark” in Armenia.

In 2018 was invited to Japan to ‘’Kyoto Poetry Reading  2018’’ Festival.

 

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