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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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Sharing a Passion 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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