Aline Ohanesian

GLIMMER TRAIN 

"On Rejection"

Armenian genocide novel.

PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY

"Do the Hustle"

ALGONQUIN READER ESSAY

"Hidden Stories"

OTHER WRITING

Aline Ohanesian is the author of critically acclaimed novel, Orhan's Inheritance, which was long listed for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, a Summer 2015 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick, a April 2014 Indie Next pick, and an Amazon Top 25 pick for 2015. The novel was also a finalist for the PEN Bellwether Award for Socially Engaged Fiction. 


Aline was born in Kuwait and immigrated to So. Cal at the age of three. After getting her MA in History, she abandoned her PhD studies when she realized her heart belonged to the novel. She is an alumni of the Bread Loaf and Squaw Valley writer's conferences. She lives and writes in San Juan Capistrano, CA with her husband and two young sons.