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, 2022.

For hard copy book submissions:

Send a copy of your registration 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, Suite 102
Stanford, CA 94305

For e-book submissions:

Email your registration confirmation page along with a PDF file of your book to

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

Checks should be payable to Stanford University.

Do not send press kits, reviews, book marks, etc. - they will be discarded.