Find Aram’s writing as a former contributor at Book Riot and an editor-at-large at the Chicago Review of Books:

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Fiction

-“Anyplace, Wherever” in Cosmonauts Avenue, February 28, 2018

-“Flag Girl” in Joyland, October 12, 2017

-“Floor to Ceiling” in decomP, September/October 2017 issue

-“Soaking” in Queen Mob’s Teahouse, July 7, 2017

-“Our Wilder Selves” in Gigantic Sequins, issue 8.2, July 2017 (nominated for the Pushcart Prize)

-“New Look” in Limestone, Summer 2017 issue, April 2017

-“We Are Still The Mountain” in Tahoma Literary Review, issue 9, April 2017 (nominated for the Pushcart Prize)

-“The Dig” in Chicago Literati, November 23, 2016

-“Dining Out” in The Masters Review blog, October 28, 2016

Select Reviews & Interviews

-“The Complicit Audience: An Interview with Dana Diehl” in The Southeast Review, October 22, 2018.

-“R.O. Kwon Doesn’t Trust Garamond, And Neither Should You” in Chicago Review of Books, July 31, 2018

-“Poetry as Creative Freedom: An Interview with Dustin Pearson” in Chicago Review of Books, May 24, 2018

-“There are More Than Six Ways to Tell a Story: An Interview with Matthew Baker” in Chicago Review of Books, April 4, 2018

-“What Permissions Do Poets have to Tell Someone Else’s Story?: An Interview with Devin Kelly” in Chicago Review of Books, January 12, 2018

-“Removing the Veil of Celebrity in Amelia Gray’s Isadora” in Kenyon Review online, October 27, 2017

-“A conversation with Michelle Ross” in The Adroit Journal 23, October 24, 2017

-“Cold Pastoral by Rebecca Dunham” in Colorado Review, June 15, 2017

-“Death By Scarf (And Other Tragedies): An Interview with Amelia Gray” in Chicago Review of Books, May 23, 2017

-“Book Review: Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett” in The Masters Review, April 27, 2017

-“An Interview with Sonya Chung” in TriQuarterly, March 14, 2017

-“Ottessa Moshfegh on ‘Homesick,’ Free Will and Morality” in Chicago Review of Books, January 19, 2017

-“When the World Wounds by Kiini Ibura Salaam” reviewed in Necessary Fiction, January 9, 2017

-“Recommended Reading 2016” in Necessary Fiction, December 22, 2016

-“The Loved Ones by Sonya Chung” reviewed in Necessary Fiction, November 28, 2016

-“Review: Redefining Home in Allegra Hyde’s Of This New World” in The Adroit Journal, October 23, 2016

Other Essays & Creative Nonfiction

-“Heavy-Headed” in Gulf Coast online (Forthcoming)

-“Car Crash in Reverse” in Booth (Forthcoming)

-“Writing to Avoid Erasure” in Longreads (Forthcoming)

-“How Learning to Make Pizza Helped Me Train for a Marathon” in Entropy, September 24, 2018

-“Weighing the Costs – and Occasional Benefits – of Ethnic Ambiguity” in Longreads, September 11, 2018

-“Topinabee” in The Coil, August 21, 2018

-“Revisiting William Saroyan’s ‘My Name is Aram’” in The Millions, June 28, 2018

-“How to Exploit Your Ancestors” in CHEAP POP, March 6, 2018 (nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize)

-“Narrative Structures of Diasporic Armenian Trauma” in Ploughshares blog, January 15, 2018

-“Iris Murdoch and the Limits of Language” in The Millions, September 8, 2017

-“An Unfamiliar Shoreline” in The Great Lakes Book Project, 2013