Aida Zilelian

Aida Zilelian is a first generation American-Armenian writer, educator and storyteller from Queens, NY. She is the author The Legacy of Lost Things (2015, Bleeding Heart Publications) which was the recipient of the 2014 Tololyan Literary Award. She has been featured in the Huffington Post, NPR’s Takeaway, Poets & Writers, Kirkus Reviews, among other reading series and print outlets. Her short story collection These Hills Were Meant for You was shortlisted for 2018 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction. All the Ways We Lied is her second novel.

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