Celebrating WORLD POETRY DAY!

Abril Bookstore
invites you to meet

ALEC EKMEKJI 

author of the newly released book

BENEATH THE GLASS BELL


Author will be introduced by:
SHAHE MANKERIAN

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019 - 7:30PM

ABRIL BOOKSTORE
415 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205

Admission is Free. For more information, call (818) 243-4112.
 

BENEATH THE GLASS BELL is Alec Ekmekji’s first published book of poetry, where he writes about a wide range of subjects that include music, painting, desire, mortality, other poets, and women. Proceeds from the book will go towards the empowerment and improvement of the lives of women in Armenia. This release event will coincide with World Poetry Day.

ALEC EKMEKJI was born in Aleppo, and immigrated to the United States in 1966. He is a graduate of UCLA,  holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics, and worked as an engineer in the aerospace industry. Currently he is retired, continues to write poetry, and translates Armenian poetry into English. His most recent translations appeared in the Absinthe: A Journal of World Literature in Translation, published by the University of Michigan.