Hovik Vardoumian (Armenian: Հովիկ Վարդումյան, July 26, 1940 in Born Jojkan, Armenia) is an Armenian short story writer and novelist.[1]

Hovik Vardoumian
Հովիկ Վարդումյան
Born (1940-07-26) 26 July 1940 (age 83)
Chochkan, Armenia
OccupationNovelist and writer.
Hovik Vardoumian and Serge Venturini, Summer of 2011.

Biography Edit

Hovik Vardoumian born 26 July 1940 in the locality of Chochkan in the current Lori marz to the north of Armenia. Having studied at the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute, he became an engineer constructor at the Institute of Physics Yerevan.[2]

Hovik Vardoumian was interested in poetry throughout his infancy. However, he started writing in prose but little was published in the Soviet era.[2][3] He served as a volunteer during the war in Nagorno-Karabakh until 1993.[4]

He is a member of the Writers Union of Armenia. His novels and writings have been translated into Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, English and French.

Literary works Edit

  • Such a history, 1983;
  • Valley of Dreams, 1986;
  • Eagles die and 1997;
  • The commander of the soldiers attack, 1999;
  • The return of the goddess Anahite, 2002;
  • A short novel for men, 2003;
  • Maze, short stories, 2003;
  • Conversation with Hrant Matévossian, 2003;
  • Kanter, 2011.

References Edit

  1. ^ Hacikyan, Agop J. (2006). Contemporary Armenian prose. Yerevan: Writersʻ Union of Armenia. p. 51. ISBN 9789994145720.
  2. ^ a b Hovik Vardoumian (trad. Élisabeth Mouradian, préface Serge Venturini), L'Immortel et autres nouvelles, coll. « Lettres arméniennes », , Éditions L'Harmattan, Paris, 2009 (ISBN 978-2-296-10160-9), « Avant-propos », p. 7.
  3. ^ Venturini, traductions, Élisabeth Mouradian et Pierre Ter-Sarkissian... ; [postface de] Serge (2012). Mosaïque de proses contemporaines d'Arménie (in French). Paris: l'Harmattan. ISBN 9782296960589.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ « Lettres arméniennes : une nouvelle collection des Éditions L’Harmattan — Hovik Vardoumian, un écrivain universel » [archive] sur Nouvelles d'Arménie Magazine, 10 janvier 2010. Consulté le 12 janvier 2010.