2nd Yerevan Book Fest took place on December 1-2 and included a series of presentations, readings and concerts. A number of big and small publishers as well as bookstores exhibited their books and products for visitors. The festival was closed with award ceremony of the writing competition announced months earlier. Two of the ARI Literary Agency writers were awarded: Sargis Hovsepyan, 1st prize for fiction and Anush Kocharyan, 3rd prize for poetry. The writers were awarded with funding certificates for publication of their books.
Sargis Hovsepyan is a fiction writer, playwright and screenwriter, publisher and bookseller. His first book of short stories Domino was published in 2012.
Anush Kocharyan is a poetry and fiction writer, columnist and art manager. Her poetry was published in Inqnagir literary magazine and her first novel will be published in 2019.