Walk to honor William Saroyan in Fresno on Saturday

The Fresno BeeMay 1, 2014 

The annual Saroyan Walk will take place Saturday in memory of William Saroyan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and playwright from Fresno.

Organized by the William Saroyan Society, the walk begins at a historic home that Saroyan, an Armenian-American, frequently visited as a guest.

The walk will include a visit to a neighborhood Armenian bakery, the Holy Trinity Church and other points of interest. Also featured will be a photo display and information about Saroyan's life.

The free event will begin at 9:30 a.m. at 634 Van Ness Ave. in downtown Fresno.

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