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Photo Courtesy of

Nancy Agabian

Nancy Agabian is the author of Princess Freak (2000, Beyond Baroque Books) a collection of poetry, prose, and performance texts, and a memoir, Me as her again: True Stories of an Armenian Daughter (2008, Aunt Lute Books), which was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Nonfiction and shortlisted for a Saroyan International Writing Prize.

Her recent novel, The Fear of Large and Small Nations was a finalist for the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially-Engaged Fiction. A facilitator of community-based writing workshops for over twenty years, she currently teaches creative writing at New York University and The New School.


This is Nancy’s first Festival as a participating writer and she will be offering the Writing Workshop, “WRITING LYRICS: Image, Emotion, and Justice”.

Visit her at:  www.nancyagabian.com

Nancy Agabian

Me as Her Again: True Stories of an Armenian Daughter - Memoir

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Princess Freak  - Poetry / Performance Collection

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