Gurgen Khanjyan is a well-known contemporary writer and playwright. He is the author of ten books, including several novels, plays and short story collections. He has worked for the public television and radio, has been published in various newspapers and literary magazines.
His works were translated into Russian, Persian, Romanian and English. He is the editor of “Gretert” literary newspaper of the Armenian Union of Writers. He translates literature from Russian into Armenian. Plays by Gurgen Khanjyan are staged in Armenia and Diaspora. For his fiction and plays he was awarded with the Prize of the Government of Armenia, Writer’s Union of Armenia and “Narcis” literary magazine.