Nominations sought for International writing contest

09/29/2011 6:35 PM

09/29/2011 6:39 PM

Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 31 for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing.

Two prizes of $5,000 each are given biennially for works of fiction and nonfiction.

Co-sponsored by the Stanford University Libraries and the William Saroyan Foundation, the awards are intended to "encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan legacy of originality, vitality and stylistic innovation."

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