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How to enter

1.  Read our FAQ page to determine eligibility

2.  Complete the entry form

3.  Submit your work. Entries must be received at the Stanford Libraries on or before January 31, 2020.

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 paying by check (payable to Stanford University) rather than credit card to:

Administrator of the Saroyan Prize
Stanford 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.