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2022 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing


Monday, January 31, 2022



Entry Fees



Two prizes of $5,000 each are given for works of fiction and nonfiction.


The awards, co-sponsored by Stanford Libraries and the William Saroyan Foundation, are “intended to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan legacy of originality, vitality, and stylistic innovation.” Writers who have published four books or more are ineligible. Submit five copies of your work published between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2021, with a $50 entry fee by January 31, 2022. Visit our website for complete eligibility and submission details:

Contact Information

Sonia Lee: [email protected]


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