Bearing the Weight of My Grandfathers’ Old Clothes

In adopting outerwear worn by the men who came before him, Aram Mrjoian considers his childhood misperceptions of traditional masculinity.

Source: Longreads
Published: Jun 14, 2019
Length: 13 minutes (3,320 words)

Writing to Avoid Erasure

After finding a note left by his grandfather, Aram Mrjoian considers how writing about the Armenian diaspora could help prevent history from being forgotten.

Source: Longreads
Published: Nov 30, 2018
Length: 10 minutes (2,624 words)

Weigh the Costs — and Occasional Benefits — of Ethnic Ambiguity

In this personal essay, Aram Mrjoian reflects on his experiences of being part Armenian in America.

Source: Longreads
Published: Sep 11, 2018
Length: 15 minutes (3,949 words)