Arevik Ashkharoyan is a literary agent with 10-year experience in publishing. Previously, she worked for international and local non-profit and non-trade organizations as administrative manager. In 2016 she established ARI Literary and Talent Agency, representing a dozen of writers of Armenian origin from all over the world. In 2017 she also founded ARI Literature Foundation, a non-profit organization implementing projects aimed at development of local book market, promotion of reading and writing in Armenia and enhancing international dialogue. Some of the project by ARI Foundation are Write in Armenia International Writing Camp and Zabel International Women Writers Forum.
Since 2017 she is the Executive Officer (Secretary) of PEN Armenia.