How to enter the Biographers’ Club Tony Lothian Prize:

The £2,000 Tony Lothian Prize (sponsored by her daughter, Elizabeth, Duchess of Buccleuch) is for an uncommissioned proposal by a first-time biographer.

Proposals of no more than 20 pages (unbound), including synopsis, 10-page sample chapter (double-spaced, numbered pages), CV and note on the market for the book and competing literature, to: Ariane Bankes, email ariane.bankes@gmail.com or by post to: E6 Albany, Piccadilly, London W1J 0AR. Enquiries: 07985 920341.

Deadline: 30 August 2018.

Entry fee: £15 (cheques payable to the Biographers’ Club). For mandatory entry form, see below.

This year’s judges: Alex Clark is a journalist and broadcaster who writes for the Guardian and the Observer, and is the Artistic Director for Words and Literature at the Bath Festival; Lindsay Duguid is a former editor at the TLS and a judge of the Duff Cooper Prize; Edmund Gordon is author of The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography and teaches at Kings College London.

[Only the shortlisted entrants will be contacted]

You can apply by downloading and printing out the Prize Entry Form below (sign and send by post to the Prize Administrator at the above address). Entry fee £15, cheques payable to the Biographers’ Club, or by bank transfer (email ariane.bankes@googlemail.com for our bank details).

microsoft_word Tony Lothian Entry Form 2018 (Word)

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