William Saroyan

Special to the Mirror-Spectator “Today he’s forgotten, the most forgotten famous writer of the 20th century.” Mark Arax The reception of a literary text would probably be different if we did not espouse various theories to read[...]

FRESNO — These recipes by Mary Elia are included in a remarkable collection that features the recipes of the pioneering Armenian women who first settled in Fresno over 120 years ago: A Hundred Years and Still Cooking, from the First[...]

I have a confession to make. Growing up and throughout my youth, I was not a fan of William Saroyan. Like much of the New York Establishment, I found his writing quaint  —  provincial in the bad sense. I would re-read his short stories[...]

Bitlis Tutoo (Sour Cabbage Stew)* Tutoo is an old recipe from the Bitlis and Mush (Mus) regions in Turkey. It is thought by historians to have been brought by the French Crusaders, who later married Armenian women and stayed in the Bitlis[...]

FRESNO — The Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State, in conjunction with the William Saroyan House Museum, is presenting the international premiere of “Lights! Camera! Saroyan!” on Friday, January 25, at 7.30 p.m., in the Satellite[...]

By Ara Aharonian GLENDALE — On the 110th anniversary of the birth of Armenian-American writer William Saroyan, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) Los Angeles chapter organized a literary evening dedicated to his work on September 28[...]

LOS ANGELES — His Armenian identity was a paramount force in writer William Saroyan’s life, his stories and pages filled with characters, dialogues and themes that reflected his cultural values, mores and history. For the first time[...]

LOS ANGELES — Never-before-staged scenes from William Saroyan’s unpublished plays will be performed in a world premiere production at the Los Angeles Central Library’s Taper Auditorium on September 15. “William Saroyan: The[...]

FRESNO — The William Saroyan House-Museum will open to visitors on Friday, August 31, on the 110th Anniversary of the birth of the writer. To celebrate this occasion, a grand opening celebration will be held at the Satellite Student[...]