Monday, January 17, 2011

The Accidental Observer


These poems of longing and grace are the kind we pass from friend to friend. How wonderful to find them in three languages, each proclaiming their own bright joy:



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The Accidental Observer
A collection of Armenian poems
translated into English and Spanish

by Lola Koundakjian

Armenian Poetry Project
ISBN: 978-0-578-06618-9





Lola Koundakjian is the founder and curator of the Armenian Poetry Project. Most recently, her work was translated into Spanish for the 20th International Poetry Festival in Medellin, Colombia, where she read her work in July 2010. She resides in New York City.

2 comments:

nouvelles couleurs - vienna atelier said...

ohhh this is so good for you William I'm happy you have find it!

William Michaelian said...

Thank you, Laura. It’s a lovely book of poems, written by someone who has also done, and is still doing, a huge amount of work and research on behalf of Armenian poetry.