Violet Grigoryan is a poet and essayist whose feminist themes and experimental language interrogate entrenched social structures. She is one of the founders and the editor of the literary journal Inqnagir. Her poems are part of the anthologies Makukachu: Anthology of Contemporary Armenian Literature (2017), The Other Voice: Deviation: Anthology of Contemporary Armenian Literature (2008) and Armenian Women’s Poetry Through Ages (2006). Grigoryan has won the Golden Cane Prize for her book The City (1998), and the Writers’ Union of Armenia Award for her book True, I’m Telling the Truth (1991).
After the Wildly Improbable