ARAM PACHYAN


aram pachyan

Aram Pachyan is an acclaimed writer of new generation, with several prizes, including the honorable Presidential Prize for Literature. His first novel Goodbye, Bird has become a national bestseller in 2012 and is still in the top lists of bestselling literature. Currently he is a journalist and columnist at Hraparak newspaper. The play I am a vegetarian was staged recently based on his novel Goodbye, Bird and a musical piece Pachyan Frangments by composer Aram Hovhannisyan, based on Pachyan’s flash fiction book, was written and performed in the US in 2015.

International rights

Goodbye, Bird, novel

World English rights – Glagoslav publications, UK
World Arabic rights – Al-Arabi Publishing and Distributing, Egypt
Bulgarian rights – Paradox
French rights – Pharanthese

Robinson, short stories

Ukrainian rights – Stary Lev

Awards

2010 – Youth Prize of the President of Armenia
2009 – Prize of “Narcis” literary-cultural journal
2008, 2009 – Annual prize of “Gretert” literary newspaper

International publications

Journey by Bicycle, short story, translated into English by Nairi Hakhversi – Writers’ Hub

Toronto, short story, translated into English by Nyree Abrahamian  – Transcript magazine