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Sharing a Passion for Biography!

James McGrath Morris, BIO President

James McGrath Morris, BIO President

If you write biographies, or are thinking of writing one; if you make biopics, or are thinking of making one; if you produce radio documentaries on people’s lives, or are thinking of producing one; or, if you simply are a devoted reader of biographies, Biographers International Organization is the place for you. [More]

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Gottlieb Explores Editing and Writing Biography

This May, BIO will give its first Editorial Excellence Award to Robert Gottlieb. The award honors an editor who has made outstanding contributions to the field of biography. A former […]

Compleat Biographer Conference Preview III: Conversations with Two Panelists

Jim Elledge Jim Elledge is the author of Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy: The Tragic Life of An Outsider Artist, a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for gay memoir/biography and […]