Mayborn/BIO Fellowship Winner Hones Her Work

Alison Owings knew she wanted to write about homelessness, but she wasn’t sure how to approach the topic. Then, on a walking tour of San Francisco’s notorious Tenderloin neighborhood, she met Del… Read More »

Duggan Receives Editorial Excellence Award

On November 7, BIO presented its fifth annual Editorial Excellence Award to Tim Duggan, editor and publisher of Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of Crown at Penguin Random House. The Biographer’s CraftRead More »

“Different Lives” Conference Provides International Perspectives on Biography

By John A. Farrell Did liberal scholarship, degrading the principle of truth with postmodern theory, pave the way for Donald Trump’s duplicity? Biographer Nigel Hamilton, a former BIO president, proposed as much… Read More »

First-time Biographers, Apply Now for the Rowley Prize

BIO is accepting applications for the Hazel Rowley Prize. The prize rewards a first-time biographer with: funding (the $2,000 award); a careful reading from an established agent; one year’s membership in BIO… Read More »

Apply Now for the Caro Fellowship

BIO is accepting applications for the Robert and Ina Caro Research/Travel Fellowship. BIO members with a work in progress can apply to receive funding for research trips to archives or to important… Read More »

Tim Duggan to Receive BIO’s Editorial Excellence Award

Biographers International Organization will present its fifth annual Editorial Excellence Award to Tim Duggan, editor and publisher of Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of Crown at Penguin Random House. Please join us… Read More »

Alison Owings Wins Mayborn Fellowship

Alison Owings won the Biography Fellowship awarded annually by the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, held at the University of North Texas. The fellowship is co-sponsored by BIO and BIO co-founder James McGrath… Read More »

Andrew D. Scrimgeour Wins 2018 Hazel Rowley Prize

Andrew D. Scrimgeour of Cary, North Carolina, has received the 2018 Hazel Rowley Prize of Biographers International Organization (BIO) for best book proposal from a first-time biographer. Scrimgeour’s proposal for The Man Read More »