Aram Pachyan

Aram Pachyan was born on March 19, 1983. His first novel Goodbye, Bird has become a national bestseller in 2012 and is still in the top lists of bestselling Armenian literature. It has been translated into English, French, Bulgarian and the rights to Serbian are sold. He has been a writer in residence at Fall Residency of International Writing Program of the University of Iowa, Iowa, USA in 2018 and at Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany in 2019.


P/F, novel, Edge Publishing House, 2020

Ocean («Օվկիանոս»), short stories, Antares, 2014

Goodbye, Bird («Ցտեսություն, Ծիտ»), novel, Antares 2012, Edge 2019

Robinson («Ռոբինզոն»), short stories, Antares 2012, Edge 2019


2010 – Youth Prize of the President of Armenia

2009 – Prize of “Narcis” literary-cultural journal

2008, 2009, 2010 – Annual prize of “Gretert” literary newspaper

2016 - Prize of “Andin” literary journal


The People Can Also Force a War to End or Peace to be Established

It seems like we were neither ready for war nor for peace.