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 an Armenian American student of creative writing and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. In addition, she is a freelance fiction and nonfiction writer, and is currently a contributor for Kooyrigs. She co-founded Rebirth Armenia to share stories the country’s stories of survival and resistance on rebirtharmenia.com. She has also published Defenders: Stories from Armenia’s Border Villages,
based on her experience an Armenian region under military threat in 2017. Her works on themes from music to travel to food and memory have also appeared in Pilgrimage Magazine (2018), We Told This Story from the Margins (2015), A Record in Space (2016), and I Just Like the Way it Sounds (2017) 826CHI publications. In addition, she has been published in Potluck Magazine, McSweeney’s and The Chicago Reader.