Photographer` Nazik Armenakyan
  1964, Yerevan. Worked in a number of printed and electronic newspapers, was editor and correspondent. Now he is running a blog on the site of  tert.am. Together with his adherents he has founded the literary club Inknagir. Books; The Armenian-Speaking Muslims of Hamshen: Who Are They?  2014., Community and the Country: Study on Freedom of Conscious in Armenia (co-author) 2014., Hairless (short stories) 2010., Freedom of Religion in Armenia (co-author) 2010., Deviation: Anthology of Contemporary Armenian Literature 2008.,Requital: Pressure and Resistance 2004. vahanishkhanyan.wordpress.com 1964, Yerevan. Worked in a number of printed and electronic newspapers, was editor and correspondent. Now he is running a blog on the site of  tert.am. Together with his adherents he has founded the literary club Inknagir. Books; The Armenian-Speaking Muslims of Hamshen: Who Are They?  2014., Community and the Country: Study on Freedom of Conscious in Armenia(co-author) 2014., Hairless (short stories) 2010., Freedom of Religion in Armenia (co-author) 2010., Deviation: Anthology of Contemporary Armenian Literature 2008.,Requital: Pressure and Resistance 2004.vahanishkhanyan.wordpress.com  

The Premiere

“Don’t worry. Tatevik Benyaminovna likes to relax like this after a performance.” He led me aside, and then knelt down next to Tata, took a readied syringe out of his pocket, bared the needle, and injected the contents into Tata’s arm.

Brotherhood

translator: Margarit Tadevosyan-Ordukhanyan

he got on his feet. of course! there you go, brother shit, my great brother shit. the brother in america counts for nothing, i don’t consider him a brother. you’re all i’ve got.

Iren

translator: Margarit Tadevosyan-Ordukhanyan

he’s drinking, and all he can think of is iren. nobody’s noticed that she’s already his, and that the only thing standing between their bodies now is time. a whole night with iren: iren naked, iren in bed

Hairless(2 stories)

translator: Margarit Tadevosyan-Ordukhanyan

dots instead of the road leading to the isolation cell. ono, why did you kill your wife? brother, put yourself in my place, you come home and find your wife screwing your father, what would you have done?

Fence Me In: An "independent" Armenian’s view through the wire

They began to beat all the men with Kalashnikovs. Women were screaming. Then they arrested all the men, took them to a building on Nalbandyan Street (the Sixth Department of the Police [Department for the fight against organized crime]). We were like dangerous criminals, they were beating us. They ordered us to lie down on the dirty floor.

Bridges: Remembering Axel Bakunts

One military man told that before being gunned down in the Zangu ravine, Bakunts asked the firing squad for a cigarette, he smoked it to the end, holding the remaining part with sticks to smoke it too, to prolong his half-lived life with a puff