When the Lunatics Run the Asylum: On Aris Janigian’s “Waiting for Sophia at Shutters on the Beach”
Christopher Atamian reviews "Waiting for Sophia at Shutters on the Beach," a new novel by Aris Janigian....
Christopher Atamian is a writer, translator, director, and creative producer. He co-produced the OBIE Award–winning play Trouble in Paradise, as well as several music videos and short films. Christopher has been awarded two Tölölyan Literary prizes and was selected for the 2009 Venice Biennale on the basis of his video Sarafian’s Desire and received a 2015 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He continues to contribute critical pieces to publications such as The New York Times Book Review, The Huffington Post, and Scenes Media while working on other creative endeavors in film and theater. He is currently finishing a novel Manhattan Boy and working on several film and theatrical projects.