Tim Duggan to be Honored with 2018 BIO Editorial Excellence Award

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Biographers International Organization (BIO) will present its fifth annual Editorial Excellence Award to Tim Duggan, Publisher of Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of Crown Publishing Group, at a special BIO event on Wednesday, November 7, in Manhattan. There will be a celebration of Mr. Duggan’s work on behalf of his authors, with a discussion of the pleasures and challenges of editing, and of the state of the art of serious biography and nonfiction, at the Fabbri Mansion (also known as House of the Redeemer).

BIO founder James McGrath Morris (author of Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power) will introduce Mr. Duggan. Other speakers will include David Michaelis (author of Schultz and Peanuts: A Biography and N.C. WYETH: A Biography).

Tim Duggan founded his eponymous imprint in 2014 after many years as an executive editor at HarperCollins. Authors he has edited include Timothy Snyder, Michiko Kakutani, Adam Begley, Daniel Mendelsohn, Mark Singer, Madeleine Albright, and Michael Kinsley. The books he has published have been winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and multiple finalists for the National Book Award.

Our warm congratulations to Mr. Duggan, who is a member of BIO’s Advisory Council, a fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Previous winners of this BIO award are Robert Gottlieb, Jonathan Segal, Nan Talese, and Robert Weil.


Posted: September 21, 2018