Arpi Publishing aims to…
dramatically increase the number of Western-Armenian published books (and audiobooks) for children and young adults worldwide.
create classroom resources in Western Armenian to support current and future teachers and schools.
provide publishing-income and career-path opportunities for current and future Armenian authors, illustrators, editors, and translators.
Meet our Board
Chief Executive Officer
Artist, author, entrepreneur
Arpi is a proud Armenian artist living in California, who has dedicated her life to celebrating the joy, color, and beauty of the Armenian culture.
Dr. Hagop Gulludjian
Holder of Kachigian Lectureship in Armenian Language and Culture, University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Hagop Gulludjian is in charge of Western Armenian at UCLA within the Narekatsi Chair of Armenian Studies.
Dr. Myrna Douzjian
Continuing Lecturer in Armenian language and literature, University of California, Berkeley
Myrna Douzjian holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Ishkhan Jinbashian is the author of the novel Arkhiv Hasnumi and the short-story collection Tserki Khagh.
Dr. Talar Chahinian
Talar Chahinian holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UCLA.
Norayr Daduryan holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Bosphorus University, Istanbul.
Armenian language and history teacher, K-2nd grade
Peggy Jinbashian is an early-childhood educator.
Ara is the Chief Financial Officer for Allied Public Adjuster, Inc.
Schools and Libraries
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