How to enter

1.  Complete the entry form

2.  Submit your work

For hard copy book submissions:

Send a copy of your entry form email confirmation page, 5 copies of the publication, and $50 submission fee (if you are paying by check rather than credit card) to:

Administrator of the Saroyan Prize
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6004

For e-book submissions:

Email your entry form confirmation page along with a PDF file of your book (if you did not upload it via the entry form) to

If you did not pay by credit card, you may mail the $50 entry fee, with a copy of the confirmation page, to the address above.

Checks should be payable to: Stanford University/Saroyan Writing Prize.

View our FAQ page for complete details about the Saroyan Prize.