Hrant Alexanian was born in 1961, is a doctor of philological sciences, who has been occupied exclusively with literary and journalistic activities since 1983. He is the author of ten books of poetry, numerous essays and journalistic articles and a great number of translations of works of modern writers of world poetry. His work has been translated in a number of languages, he is the winner of the award of the Writers Union of Armenia and the editor-in-chief of a literary and art translation magazine.