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The Biographers’ Club is now seeking submissions for its 2016 Prizes: The Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize (worth £3,500) and the Tony Lothian Prize (worth £2,000).

Judges for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2016 are now confirmed: Richard Davenport-Hines, prolific writer and biographer whose latest subject was John Maynard Keynes. Flora Fraser, historical biographer and author, most recently, of George and Martha Washington: A Revolutionary Marriage. Ysenda Maxtone Graham, critic and author of The Real Mrs Miniver and Mr Tibbit’s Catholic School. more

Biographer’s Club Summer Party
Thursday 23 June
at Clementi House

Join us for drinks, canapés, and music from the Wally Fawkes All Stars in the beautiful garden of an 18th-century house, graced by the spirits of Muzio Clementi and Felix Mendelssohn, in Kensington.

Tickets: £20 (members and guests)

Venue: Clementi House, 128 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4BH

Please book with, and/or send cheques (made out to the Biographers’ Club) to Nicholas Clee, 8 Plimsoll Road, London N4 2EW.

Clementi House was the London home of Muzio Clementi (1752-1832), composer, pianist, and ‘Father of the Pianoforte’ – see the Historic Houses Association website (