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William Saroyan International Prize for Writing


Friday, January 31, 2020



Entry Fees

$50 per entry


$5,000 prize each in Fiction and Nonfiction


Submissions are now being accepted for the 9th William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. Given by Stanford Libraries in partnership with the William Saroyan Foundation, the award recognizes newly published works of fiction and nonfiction with a $5,000 award for the winner in each category. The prize is designed to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality and stylistic innovation.

Entries must be received by January 31, 2020. For entry forms and more information on the prize, visit the Saroyan Prize website.

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