The Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize awards £3,500 to the judges’ choice for the best first biography published each year. 2016 is the third year of sponsorship of the Prize by literary quarterly Slightly Foxed. For further information, go to the Slightly Foxed website.

The judges for the 2016 prize were: Richard Davenport-Hines, Flora Fraser and Ysenda Maxtone Graham. To view the 2016 shortlist, please click here.