Friday, March 02, 2018

Diana Der-Hovanessian: May 21, 1934 – March 1, 2018

Diana Der-Hovanessian, poet, translator, and long-time member of a vibrant Armenian community, President of the New England Poetry Club, passed away on March 1st, 2018. 

She was twice a Fulbright professor of American Poetry and the author of more than 25 books of poetry and translations. She had awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Poetry Society of America, PEN/Columbia Translation Center, National Writers Union, Armenian Writers Union, Paterson Poetry Center, Prairie Schooner, American Scholar, and the Armenian Ministry of Culture. Her poems appeared in Agni, American Poetry Review, Ararat, CSM, Poetry, Partisan, Prairie Schooner, Nation, etc., and in anthologies such as Against Forgetting, Women on War, On Prejudice, Finding Home, Leading Contemporary Poets, Orpheus and Company, Identity Lessons, Voices of Conscience, Two Worlds Walking, etc.

We will miss Diana's voice in our community. 

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