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Diana Der-Hovanessian
Portrait of Diana Der-Hovanessian

Diana Der-Hovanessian (1934–2018) was a poet, a translator of Armenian poetry, and for many years a contributing editor of AGNI. She authored over twenty-three books of poetry and translation, was twice a Fulbright Professor, and received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Society of America, the PEN/Columbia Translation Center, the Armenian Writers Union, and the Paterson Poetry Center. Her poems appeared in The American Poetry Review, Poetry, AGNI, The Partisan Review, The Nation, and elsewhere.

Der-Hovanessian’s collection Selected Poems was reviewed in AGNI 44 by Ellen Davis.

AGNI has published the following work:

Poetry
Improving the Golden Rule
AGNI 44 Print Only
Poetry
It’s Hard to Be the Child
AGNI 49 Print Only
Poetry
Safe House
AGNI 49 Print Only
Poetry
Notice
AGNI 52 Print Only
Poetry
From a Letter I Did Not Receive
AGNI 39 Print Only
Poetry
Finding Words
AGNI 35 Print Only
Poetry
No Maestro
AGNI 35 Print Only
Poetry
Four and Five
AGNI 31 and 32 Print Only
Poetry
Goddess of Hunting
AGNI 31 and 32 Print Only
Poetry
Diaspora
AGNI 24 and 25 Print Only
Poetry
In a Landscape Without Humans
AGNI 22 Print Only
Poetry
Translating
AGNI 20 Print Only

AGNI has published the following translations:

Poetry
Dialogue Before Death (1983)
By Nina Berberova
Translated from the Russian by Marsbed Hablanian and Diana Der-Hovanessian
AGNI 38 Print Only
Poetry
Come Back Safely
By Sylva Gaboudikian
Translated from the Armenian by Diana Der-Hovanessian
AGNI 31 and 32 Print Only
Poetry
If I Don’t Love You
By Sylva Gaboudikian
Translated from the Armenian by Diana Der-Hovanessian
AGNI 31 and 32 Print Only
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