Freelance Journalist, Scriptwriter

Date and Place of Birth: April 17,1949, Gyumri (Leninakan), Armenia


1967-1971 Tartus State University (Estonia); Department of Philology; philologist; translator from Estonian


2002-present professor of journalism and psychology at Russian-Armenian University

1998-2000 correspondent, observer of “Respublika Armenia” newspaper

1992-1995 department editor of “Zerkalo” newspaper

1983-1992 consultant on promotion of Armenian authors’ works abroad of the Armenian Republican Department of USSR Copyright Agency

1980-1982 head of correspondence department of “Komsomolets” newspaper

1977-1980 translator, correspondent of “Komsomolets” newspaper

1974-1977 writer of “Literaturnaya Armenia” magazine

Membership in Professional Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1979 Journalists Union of Armenia

1995-1998 Yerevan Press Club

Since 2007 Writers’ Union of Armenia


2000 prize and diploma for preparation of the Estonian issue of “Garun” magazine from Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation-Armenia

Publications: “Respublika Armenia”, “Zerkalo”, “Komsomolets”, “Literaturnaya Armenia”, “Literaturnaya Gazeta”, “Inostranets”, magazines “Friendship Among Peoples”, “Literary Review”; “Börsenblatt”, “Wostok” (Germany), etc.

Author of more than a dozen of prose works

2003 “Grumbler’s Diary” story and “Farce” short story in “Armenian Modern Women Literature” collection (Yerevan, “Lisa” foundation)

Hobbies: reading, traveling

Languages: Armenian, Russian, German, Estonian

Marital Status: married, a daughter, three granddaughters

Contact Information:

apt. 40, 59 Tigran Mets str., 375005 Yerevan, Armenia

Tel. (374 10) 55 59 18, 58 02 51