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Writing and Being a Mother

The first question that I am asked when I tell people I have an almost three-year-old is: “How did you find time to write your novel?” I tell them I wrote my novel when she slept in the afternoons and

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On writing a third novel

Writing my third novel is more difficult than the first and the second. Not because I’m not inspired or don’t want to work, but because a bit of time has passed since I finished my last novel, and writing something

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The Legacy of Lost Things featured in the New York Times this Sunday, November 30th

The New York Times is going to feature my upcoming novel, The Legacy of Lost Things in this Sunday’s paper. I can’t be grateful enough to have such a wonderful team of people. Bleeding Heart Publications accepted my novel for

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May 2014

Here is an update about my novel The Legacy of Lost Things that is slotted for release this July:I had the honor of being awarded the Tololyan Prize Award and attended the ceremony two weeks ago in Chicago. Here is

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December 2013

I’ve been sharing the exciting news on Facebook as well as via email: my novel THE LEGACY OF LOST THINGS was accepted for publication by Bleeding Heart Publications. It is slotted to be released in paperback July 2014! Below is

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September 14

Happy autumn!Bleeding Hearts Press will be featuring my story “Wind and Glass Behind Us” in the newest issue. Details to follow….My Sucker Literary blog post about young adult fiction was posted in late July: http://cellardoorbooks.wordpress.com/2013/07/24/guest-post-with-sucker-literary-anthology-author-aida-zilelian/ There are some wonderful literary events

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July 11th

Hello all! Here are my newest updates: Recently published stories: “My Girl” in Newtown Literary. “A Different Street” in Exterminating Angel. “1998” in Freshly Unhatched.  Blog Tours: My reflections about writing on Newtown Literary’s Blog. As part of their blog

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February 7th, 2013

Upcoming readings: Hamazkayin American-Armenian WritersFriday, February 22nd8pmWaltz Astoria23-14 Ditmars BlvdAstoria, NY 11105 Fireside Reading at LIC BarThursday, April 4th(details to follow) Oh, Bernice!Saturday, June 15th(details to follow)

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December 4th

Niche Magazine published my piece “A Passing Season” several months ago.http://www.nichelitmag.com/Theurgy Lit will be publishing my piece “For the Good of the Whole” by the end of the month.http://www.theurgymagazine.co.uk/My reading series Boundless Tales will be hosting writers from the inaugural

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July 2012

Wonderful and chaotic. Let me organize this cohesively…. Boundless Tales news:We are part of the NYC Poetry Festival this year! Our featured readers are: Gabriel Cabrera,        Michael Alpiner and Jill Parshley.       Sunday, July 22nd 

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