Biographers International Organization

Hazel Rowley Prize

March 1, 2023 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $5,000 is given annually for a work-in-progress by a writer who has not published a biography. The winner will also receive review of their proposal by an agent, publicity through the Biographers International Organization (BIO) website, registration to the annual BIO Conference in May, and a one-year BIO membership. Writers who have not previously published, or who are not under contract to write, a book of biography, history, or other work of narrative nonfiction are eligible. Gretchen Gerzina, Carl Rollyson, and Paula Whitacre will judge. Using only the online entry form, submit a proposal, a writing sample, and a résumé totaling up to 20 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Biographers International Organization, P.O. Box 33020, Santa Fe, NM 87594. Michael Gately, Executive Director.