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William Saroyan (lahir 31 Agustus 1908 – meninggal 18 Mei 1981 pada umur 72 tahun) merupakan seorang penulis berkebangsaan Amerika Serikat, migran dari Armenia.

William Saroyan
William Saroyan in 1940
William Saroyan in 1940
Lahir(1908-08-31)31 Agustus 1908
Fresno, California, U.S.
Meninggal18 Mei 1981(1981-05-18) (umur 72)
Fresno, California, U.S.
MakamArarat Cemetery, Fresno[1]
Komitas Pantheon, Yerevan, Armenia
PekerjaanNovelist, playwright, short story writer
KebangsaanAmerican
Periode menulis1934–1980
Karya terkenalThe Armenian and the Armenian (1935)
My Heart's in the Highlands (1939)
The Time of Your Life (1939)
My Name Is Aram (1940)
The Human Comedy (1943)
PenghargaanPulitzer Prize for Drama (1940)
Academy Award for Best Story (1943)
PasanganCarol Grace (1943–49, 1951–52)
AnakAram Saroyan (b. 1943)
Lucy Saroyan (1946–2003)
KerabatRoss Bagdasarian, Sr. (cousin)

Tanda tanganSaroyan's signature

ReferensiSunting

Specific
  1. ^ "Relative to William Saroyan Year". Official California Legislative Information. 13 March 2008. Diakses tanggal 2 February 2014. Half of his ashes were buried in the Ararat Cemetery in Fresno and the remaining was interred in Yerevan, Armenia