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  • Congrats to BIO member Linda Leavell, whose book Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore won the 2014 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography.


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Brian Jay Jones, 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.

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BIO Announces Panelists for Biography Beyond Borders

Biography Beyond Borders, a colloquium on American and European biography, will feature 29 distinguished biographers from across the United States and Europe. In alphabetical order, they are: James Atlas, Betty […]

Nan A. Talese Wins Editorial Excellence Award

Biographers International Organization gave Nan A. Talese its Editorial Excellence Award at the New York Society Library on October 5. Almost 100 people turned out to honor Talese, including several of the authors she has worked with over […]