Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

Image. Advertisement:

Tag: biography >


Popular tags

Sheridan Morley Prize 2014 finalists announced 

18 February 2014

In the UK, the finalists for this year’s Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography have been announced, reports the Bookseller. The three finalists are: Stage Blood by Michael Blakemore (Faber);...

Hazel Rowley Fellowship 2014 finalists announced

8 January 2014

Writers Victoria has announced the finalists for the 2014 Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship, which is presented each year to an Australian writer for a proposed biography. The shortlisted writers and...

New biography prize named after Hazel Rowley 

25 September 2013

A new prize for first-time US and Canadian biographers has been named in memory of Australian writer Hazel Rowley. The BIO Rowley Prize is administered by Biographers International Organisation (BIO), of which Rowley...

In brief 

28 August 2013

Modjeska to present 2013 NLA Seymour lecture The National Library of Australia (NLA) in Canberra has announced that Drusilla Modjeska will deliver the 2013 Seymour Biography Lecture on Thursday 26...

‘The Two Frank Thrings’ wins National Biography Award

5 August 2013

The Two Frank Thrings by Peter Fitzpatrick (Monash University Publishing) has won this year’s National Biography Award, presented by the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). Fitzpatrick’s book, which tells...

National Biography Award 2013 shortlist announced

8 July 2013

The shortlist for the 2013 National Biography Award, presented by the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW), has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Speechless: A Year in My...

McCamish, Williamson awarded Myer Foundation stipends

28 May 2013

The Myer Foundation has announced the recipients of the inaugural Merlyn Myer Biography Stipends. The stipends, which are valued at $50,000 each, have been awarded to Thornton McCamish and Geordie...

Shelf talk: Memorable memoirs 

13 June 2012

High Court Justice Michael Kirby is no stranger to the public spotlight. Although he’s only recently published his own story, he’s also the subject of a new biography, Michael Kirby:...