Hovhannes Ishkhanyan is a writer, journalist and documentary films author. His first book The Demob Day was published in 2011 is a short story collection about the teenagers and youth in the 2000es, the street culture and army life. Many of his works were published in literary magazines such as Bnagir, Inqnagir and Yerevan magazine. He is currently writing and shooting for Chaikhana international media platform.
2005 – First prize, World Press Photo Essay Competition, Caucasus Institute
2004 – First prize, World Press Photo Essay Competition, Caucasus Institute