ARI Literature Foundation is coordinating Calouste Gulbenkian Translation Series Project in Armenia. The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has launched a translation series, which aims to make seminal texts in the humanities and the social sciences available in Armenian. The translations may be in Eastern or Western Armenian, depending on the availability of translators. Through this initiative we aim to make texts available to scholars and students principally in Armenia, with the aim of facilitating the advancement of intellectual discourse.

Zabel International Women Writers’ Forum creates a platform for women writers from all over the world to tell their stories about the challenges they face on the way towards success and recognition, their stories of failure and disappointment, and inability to resist the urge of writing and finally the challenges of our times. website will feature the program of the forum consisting of speeches, master classes, interviews, panel discussions and other events.

The Armenian Association of Literary Translators has brought together literary translators from Armenia and all over the world who translate from and into Armenian. 


Write in Armenia International Writing Camp creates opportunity for young writers to get together in an extensive creative writing program to learn from each other and about each other. The program of the camp is developed in cooperation with the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa and is based on their model of Between the Lines program. Write in Armenia camp consists of lectures on literature and other creative disciplines, writing sessions, sessions on photo, video and onstage performances, play-writing, slam poetry,  readings, group discussions, cultural tours, and a lot of fun.

The ‘Let’s Read!’ Club («ԱՐԻ կարդանք» ակումբ) is a reading promotion initiative aimed at cultivating reading habits from an early age, making reading an attractive tool for gaining knowledge, and at the same time a pastime competitive with other entertainment options of the digital era.  The ‘Let’s Read’ Club activities will be targeted at strengthening reading, creative writing, critical thinking and public speaking skills of the elementary and middle school students, will host guests and visits to bookstores, libraries, museums and theaters

ARI Literature Foundation with support of Hyestart supported the reestablishment of PEN Armenia Center.


ARI Literature Foundation is the partner of The Visegrad Eastern Partnership Award project in Armenia.

The Visegrad Eastern Partnership Award project (VEaPLA) presents authors of poetry, fiction and non-fiction literary works from countries of the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldavia and Ukraine to readers from Central Europe.


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2017 Lines and Spaces Reading Tour of the International Writers Project of the University of Iowa.