A Poetry Evening at ZIC. Thursday, October 23

The Zohrab Information Center will host an evening of original poetry on Thursday, October 23 at 7:00PM.

Nancy Agabian
Nancy Agabian

Featured will be three American-Armenian poets: Nancy Agabian, Lola Koundakjian, and Alan Semerdjian. They have chosen to read works that have been inspired by the Zohrab Center’s rich book collection.

Award-winning author Nancy Agabian is a part-time faculty member of the NYU Gallatin School. She was a Fulbright scholar to Armenia in 2006-7.

Alan Semerdjian
Alan Semerdjian

Alan Semerdjian is a poet, teacher, musician and artist, whose acclaimed collection of poems, In the Architecture of Bone, explorees issues of Genocide and survival.

Lola Koundakjian
Lola Koundakjian

Making her second visit to the Zohrab Center to read her work, Lola Koundakjian is an internationally acclaimed and published poet whose work has been translated into Spanish and Ukrainian. She is curator of the online Armenian Poetry Project.

The Evening of Poetry will place at the Zohrab Center of the Armenian Diocese, 630 Second Avenue, New York.

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All are welcome to attend. Suggested donation is $5. Students with ID will be admitted free. A reception and refreshments will follow.

For further information, contact us at zohrabcenter@armeniandiocese.org or (212) 686-0710. #ZICPoetry


Alan Semerdjian Poetry Reading at the Diocese

On Thursday evening, February 4, writer/musician/ Alan Semerdjian presented his new book “In the Architecture of Bone” at the Armenian Diocese in New York. Hosted by the Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center and the Armenian Students Association, the evening consisted of poetry readings by Alan from his new book, as well as a question/answer session. Guests also  enjoyed a wine and cheese reception and had the opportunity to speak with Alan afterwards.

For more information about Alan Semerdjian please visit http://www.alansemerdjian.com. To visit his publisher’s site with reviews and more information about “In the Architecture of Bone,” please visit http://genpopbooks.com/Semerdjian/index.html.

Alan Semerdjian reading a poem from his new book "In the Architecture of Bone"

Alan Semerdjian to Present New Book at Diocese

Talented musician, writer and poet Alan Semerdjian will present his new collection of poems “In the Architecture of Bone” on Thursday evening, February 4 at 7 pm in G-Hall of the Armenian Diocese, located at 630 Second Avenue, New York, NY. Question/answer session and wine and cheese reception to follow. This event is hosted by the Zohrab Center and the Armenian Students Association. For more information, please call 212.686.0710 or email Taleen Babayan at taleenb@zohrabcenter.org.