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Press releases

June 1, 2020
Shortlist Announced for 2020 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

July 30, 2018
Hernán Diaz and Robert Moor win Stanford's 2018 Saroyan Prize for Writing

April 30, 2018
Shortlist Announced for 2018 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

August 29, 2016
Lori Jakiela and T. Geronimo Johnson win Stanford’s 2016 Saroyan Prize for Writing

May 2, 2016
Shortlist Announced for 2016 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

November 5, 2015
Stanford Libraries Opens Submissions for 2016 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

August 21, 2014
Margalit Fox and Kiese Laymon win Stanford's 2014 Saroyan Prize for Writing

May 6, 2014
Shortlist Announced for 2014 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

September 10, 2013
Stanford University Libraries Opens Submissions for 2014 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

August 1, 2012
Winners, Finalists Announced for 2012 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

May 14, 2012
Shortlist Announced for 2012 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

September 6, 2011
Stanford University Libraries Announces 2012 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

August 25, 2010
Saroyan Prize Awards Authors Galchen and Himelstein

April 30, 2010
Shortlist Announced for 2010 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

September 8, 2009
Stanford University Libraries announces 2010 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

September 5, 2008
Winners Announced for 2008 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

August 20, 2007
Jan. 31 is deadline for 2008 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, Prize linked with writer's centennial

July 27, 2005
Awardee recalls meeting William Saroyan

July 27, 2005
Fiction, nonfiction writers honored with biennial Saroyan Prize

December 8, 2004
Jan 31. is deadline for biennial Saroyan Writing Prize entries

July 22, 2003
Everything is Illuminated author wins Saroyan Writing Prize

April 17, 2002
University jointly sponsors new Saroyan Writing Prize to honor emerging authors

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