Listening to Saroyan’s booming voice transports friends and fans alike to a different time and into the world of the highly theatrical author. The interviews below offer insight into his writing process from the man himself. Also included is an interview with his cousin, Archie Minasian, from 1983 and recorded by the authors of the biography, Saroyan. This is a unique recording held only by Forever Saroyan. Archie’s stories present intimate family knowledge in his fabulously rich speaking voice.
Saroyan interview on “Ex Libris”, 1969
Saroyan on Dick Cavett Show, 1971
Saroyan reading The Armenian and the Armenian, 1973
3-LP Collection "Here’s William Saroyan Reading His Own Stuff and Talking"
KPFA Public Radio in Berkeley, California - 1976
Saroyan: My Name is William - Aired on February 2, 1976
Interviews conducted for "Saroyan" biography, 1983