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BIO Announces Finalists for 2022 Plutarch Award

The Plutarch Committee of Biographers International Organization (BIO) is proud to announce their Shortlist for the 2022 prize for the best biography of the year, published in English–the only award […]

David W. Blight Wins 2019 Plutarch Award

David W. Blight won the 2019 Plutarch Award for Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Members of Biographers International Organization selected the winning book, which was announced on May 18, at […]

2015 Plutarch Award Presented To Hermione Lee’s Penelope Fitzgerald

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione Lee (Knopf) won the Plutarch Award for best biography of 2014, as selected by members of Biographers International Organization. The award was presented Saturday evening at […]

Best Biography of the Year: Nominations Announced for 2015 BIO Plutarch Award

Fellow biographers to choose winner for the “Oscar” of biographies–to be presented next month at national conference in Washington, D.C. Biographers International Organization (BIO) will name the best biography published […]

Leavell’s Marianne Moore Wins Second Annual Plutarch

Linda Leavell’s Holding on Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) won the Plutarch Award for the best biography of 2013. The winner and […]