past events

April 20, 2016
7:00 pm

Extraordinary Redition

A panel on Extraordinary Rendition, an anthology that brings together the work of sixty-five prominent writers to examine America’s culpability in the denial of human rights and dignity to Palestinians in Israel/Palestine and beyond. The event will include a panel of several of the contributors to the anthology.

Book Culture

536 W 112th St (Between Amsterdam & Broadway)


Full event information here.

January 12, 2016
6:30 pm

Tenement Talks

A conversation about The Hundred-Year Walk, a new book by Dawn Anahid MacKeen, award-winning investigative journalist. New Yorker staff writer Raffi Khatchadourian joins Dawn in conversation and Nancy Kricorian, author of All the Light There Was, introduces the evening.

The Tenement Museum

103 Orchard Street (at the corner of Delancey)

Doors open at 6pm & seating is first-come, first-served.

Full information here.

December 4, 2015
7:00 pm

Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine


Writers Sinan Antoon, Nathalie Handal, Lawrence Joseph, Nancy Kricorian, Rickey Laurentiis, Jason Schneiderman, Tom Sleigh, and Tiphanie Yanique will come together for the book launch of the new anthology Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine with editor Ru Freeman.

The Center for Fiction

17 E. 47th Street, NYC

RSVP here.

November 9, 2015
6:00 pm

Art and Memory: Looking Backward and Moving Forward on the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide


Panel discussion with Silvina Der Meguerditchian, Diana Markosian and Nancy Kricorian, moderated by Hrag Vartanian

Cantor Center

36 E 8th Street, NYC, Theater 101

New York University

Full information here.

October 10, 2015
9:30 am

Detroit Book and Author Festival


Presented by the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Greater Detroit, in partnership with the Armenian Research Center, University of Michigan

University of Michigan, Kochoff Hall, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, Michigan

Day-long panel of Armenian American authors, including: Chris Bohjalian (Sandcastle Girls); Nancy Kricorian (All the Light There Was); Aline Ohanesian (Orhan’s Inheritance); Marian Mesrobian MacCurdy (Sacred Justice); Scout Tufankjian (There is Only the Earth); and Matthew Karanian (Historic Armenia After 100 Years). Also appearing: Christopher Atamian and Robert George Koolakian.

The event concludes on Saturday evening with a gala banquet at the Pine Lake Country Club, 3300 Pine Lake Road, West Bloomfield Township, Michigan. This is ticketed event ($60 donation). Dinner reservation required.

May 6, 2015
7:30 pm

Armenian Genocide: A Dark Paradigm

The Pen Festival of World Voices Presents

Armenian Genocide: A Dark Paradigm

featuring Peter Balakian, Eric Bogosian, Maureen Freely, Nancy Kricorian, Robert Jay Lifton, Ronald Suny, and Ragip Zarakolu

at SVA Theater – Silas Theater
333 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011
Tickets may be purchased from Ovation Tix

November 16, 2014
1:00 pm

Saint James Women’s Guild Presents Nancy Kricorian




Talk, Book Signing, Light Lunch

Saint James Armenian Church Hall

834 Pepper Avenue, Richmond, VA

November 7, 2014
7:00 pm

Slideshow, reading and signing


The Harvard Coop Bookstore

1400 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02238

(617) 499-2000

October 17, 2014
11:00 am

Free Coffee and Books with She Writes Press Authors


Keurig Pop-up Store

915 Broadway

New York City

October 11, 2014
5:00 pm

Researching World War II Paris for An Historical Novel

Roeliff Jansen Community Library

9091 Route 22

Hillsdale, New York

(518) 325-4101

November 7, 2013
6:30 pm

BEIRUT NOW Urban Planning Panel

Middle East & Middle Eastern American Center

The Graduate Center, CUNY

365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th Street

New York City
(212) 817-7571

October 5, 2013
7:00 pm

“Inheriting the Light”: In conversation with Diana Der Hovanessian and Nancy Kricorian

Armenian Library and Museum of America

65 Main Street

Watertown, Massachusetts


October 3, 2013
7:00 pm

Robbins Library

Robbins Library Community Room

700 Massachusetts Avenue

Arlington, Massachusetts


September 20, 2013
8:00 pm

Saint Thomas Armenian Church

174 Essex Drive

Tenafly, New Jersey


June 26, 2013
7:30 pm

AGBU Toronto

Alex Manoogian Cultural Center

930 Progress Avenue

Toronto, Ontario M1G 3T5





May 15, 2013
7:30 pm

American Library in Paris

10, rue General Camou

75007, Paris

+33 (01) 53 59 12 60

May 1, 2013
8:00 pm

AGBU Montreal

AGBU Montreal Center

Dervishian Hall

805 Manoogian Street

Montreal, Quebec


April 20, 2013
4:00 pm

Spotty Dog Books

440 Warren Street

Hudson, New York 12534


April 9, 2013
7:00 pm

Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard Street

Brookline, Massachusetts

(617) 566-6660

April 7, 2013
2:30 pm

St. James Cultural Center

465 Mount Auburn Street

Watertown, Massachusetts

(617) 923-8860

March 27, 2013
7:00 pm

Armenian General Benvolent Union

55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

(212) 319-6383

March 21, 2013
6:00 pm

Book Passage

1 Ferry Building, San Francisco CA
(415) 835-1020

March 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Glendale Public Library

 222 E. Harvard St.

Glendale, California

(818) 937-7817

March 19, 2013
7:00 pm

Book Soup

8818 West Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, California

(310) 659-3110

March 13, 2013
7:00 pm

Barnes & Noble Upper West Side

 2289 Broadway at 82nd Street

New York, New York

(212) 362-8835

March 11, 2013
6:30 pm

Ethnicity and Literature: Aram Veeser Moderates a Conversation between Nancy Kricorian and Aris Janigian

The CUNY Graduate Center, Room C197

365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street

New York City

September 29, 2012

Armenians and Progressive Politics Conference

Panel IV: Emergence of Social Movements, NGOs, and the Rise of a New Identity Politics

Speakers: Lara Aharonian, Mamikon Hovsepian, Larisa Minasyan

Moderator: Nancy Kricorian

Columbia University
Hamilton Hall, Room 717, 1130 Amsterdam Avenue