HELEN PILIBOSIAN’S poetry has appeared in such magazines as The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Louisiana Literature, The Hollins Critic, North American Review, Seattle Review, Ellipsis, Weber: The Contemporary West, Poetry Salzburg Review, Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies as well as many anthologies. Some of her poems were finalists in literary competitions in journals such as NEW LETTERS. One has won first place in Lucidity‘s competition.
Pilibosian has published the books Carvings from an Heirloom: Oral History Poems, the Writer’s Digest award-winning At Quarter Past Reality: New and Selected Poems and History’s Twists: The Armenians (honorable mention). Her early work has been cited in the Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature, and some of her work has recently been translated into French and Armenian. She holds a degree in humanities from Harvard University.
Formerly a writer/editor at an Armenian-American newspaper, Helene is now head of Ohan Press, a private bilingual micropress which has published ten internationally recognized books of both prose and poetry, including her recent memoir My Literary Profile.