Poetry dedicated to the victims of genocide and war. An Homer award winning book. Sona Van's subject is the Armenian genocide, also known as the Great Catastrophe. Her family was driven into exile due to this horrific event. Her poems reflect a personal connection to this history as well as the universality of loss, persecution, and intolerance. Forward written by Award winning actress, Beata Pozniak
Sona Van and Beata Pozniak are the Recipients of the International Maria Konopnicka Prize, which promotes Literature and Cultural Achievements of Outstanding Women.