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Book awards: William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

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Works (15)

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran FoerFiction winner, 2003
The King Of California: J.G. Boswell and the Making of A Secret American Empire by Mark AraxNonfiction winner, 2005
The Laments by George HagenFiction winner, 2005
Dandelion Through the Crack by Kiyo SatoNonfiction winner, 2008
The History of Love by Nicole KraussFiction winner, 2008
Atmospheric Disturbances by Rivka GalchenFiction winner, 2010
The King of Vodka: The Story of Pyotr Smirnov and the Upheaval of an Empire by Linda HimelsteinNonfiction winner, 2010
Orientation: And Other Stories by Daniel OrozcoFiction winner, 2012
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova BaileyNonfiction winner, 2012
Long Division by Kiese LaymonFiction winner, 2014
The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code by Margalit FoxNonfiction winner, 2014
Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe by Lori Jakielanot in English Common KnowledgeNonfiction winner, 2016
Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnsonnot in English Common KnowledgeFiction winner, 2016
In the Distance by Hernan Diaznot in English Common KnowledgeFiction winner, 2018
On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moornot in English Common KnowledgeNonfiction winner, 2018

Award description

The Stanford University Libraries and the William Saroyan Foundation jointly award the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, a biennial competition for newly-published books.

The prize commemorates the life, legacy and intentions of William Saroyan - author, artist, dramatist, composer - and is intended to encourage new or emerging writers, rather than to recognize established literary figures.


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