Chris Bohjalian

International Bestselling Author

Lincoln, Vermont’s Chris Bohjalian is the author of 18 books, most of which were New York Times bestsellers.  His work has been translated into over 30 languages and three times become movies.  His books have been chosen as Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Hartford Courant, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Bookpage, and Salon.

His awards include the ANCA Freedom Award for his work educating Americans about the Armenian Genocide; the ANCA Arts and Letters Award for The Sandcastle Girls, as well as the Saint Mesrob Mashdots Meda. His novel, Midwives, was a number one New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah's Book Club, and a New England Booksellers Association Discovery pick. He is a Fellow of the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

Chris lives in Vermont with his wife, the photographer Victoria Blewer. Their daughter, Grace Experience, is a young actor in New York City. Among the audiobooks she has narrated are Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands and The Guest Room.

Vahan Zanoyan

Global Energy Expert and Author

Vahan Zanoyan is an author, traveler and global energy expert with over thirty-five years of experience serving as a consultant to numerous international and national oil companies, banks, and other public and private organizations. He has travelled extensively throughout the world in both his professional and personal life. Zanoyan has published two volumes of poetry in addition to his debut novel, A Place Far Away (2013) and its sequel, The Doves of Ohanavank (2014). He currently divides his time between Southern California, Armenia and the Middle East.

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updated June 2016

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