David Kherdian

Finalist, 1980 National Book Awards

David Kherdian is a poet, novelist, and memorist, whose work has been published in 14 languages around the world. He has published thirteen volumes in his acclaimed Root River Cycle, consisting of poetry, memoirs, novels and novellas. His biography of his mother, The Road From Home, the sole survivor of her family of the Armenian Genocide, has been published around the world and has been in print for over 30 years. Kherdian has also edited nine literary anthologies, and over the course of 40 years he has edited three journals: Ararat, Forkroads, and Stopinder: A Gurdjieff Journal for Our Time, while founding three small presses: The Giligia Press, Two Rivers Press, and The Press at Butternut Creek. (author’s website)
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The Road from Home: A True Story of Courage, Survival, and Hope

book jacket for The Road Home
ISBN 9780688144258 Greenwillow Books

David Kherdian recreates his mother's voice in telling the true story of a childhood interrupted by one of the most devastating holocausts of our century. More about this book >

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David Kherdian

David Kherdian is a poet, novelist, and memorist, whose work has been published in 14 languages around the world. He has published thirteen volumes in his acclaimed Root River Cycle, consisting of poetry, memoirs, novels and novellas. His biography of his mother, The Road From Home, the sole survivor of her family of the Armenian Genocide, has been published around the world and has been in print for over 30 years. Kherdian has also edited nine literary anthologies, and over the course of 40 years he has edited three journals: Ararat, Forkroads, and Stopinder: A Gurdjieff Journal for Our Time, while founding three small presses: The Giligia Press, Two Rivers Press, and The Press at Butternut Creek. (author’s website)

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