Biographers International Organization

Frances “Frank” Rollin Fellowship

Deadline: 
February 1, 2023 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Cash Prize: 
$5,000

Two prizes of $5,000 each will be given annually to writers “working on a biographical work about an African American figure (or figures) whose story provides a significant contribution to our understanding of the Black experience.” Biographers may be at any stage in the writing process. The winners will also receive publicity through the Biographers International Organization (BIO) website, registration to the annual BIO Conference in May, and a one-year BIO membership. Adam Henig, Tamara Payne, and Eric K. Washington will judge. Using only the online entry form, submit a project description, statement of need, author bio, and a writing sample of up to 20 pages by February 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Biographers International Organization, Frances “Frank” Rollin Fellowship, P.O. Box 33020, Santa Fe, NM 87594. Michael Gately, Executive Director.