Defenders: Stories from Armenia's Border Villages
THEY TALK ABOUT SOLDIERS, EVEN WALLS, BUT WE ARE THE REAL BORDER GUARDS HERE." MEET THE PEOPLE OF ARMENIA'S BORDER VILLAGES AND READ THEIR STORIES IN DEFENDERS.
Published in Pilgrimage Magazine
Published in Potluck Magazine
Published in Blacklight Magazine
Published in 826CHI's A Record in Space Chapbook
Co-Founder and Contributor
Lange-Taylor Prize Finalist 2018
Published in 826CHI's Compendium Volume 6
Araxie Cass is a freelance writer and a student of creative writing and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. She is a contributor for the Armenian Weekly newspaper, and has published a chapbook called Defenders: Stories from Armenia’s Border Villages, based on her
interviews from an Armenian region under military threat in 2017. Her work explores themes of diaspora, family history, identity, culture, and community. Her pieces have appeared in a variety of places including Pilgrimmage Magazine (2018), H-Pem Cultural Platform (2018), and Blacklight Magazine (2019).