History & Tourism

Bromfield Biography Longlisted For Major Award

30 Mar , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Last April, we shared a post discussing the publication of the newest biography of renowned Richland Countian Louis Bromfield.

That post included excerpts from 1812Blockhouse’s conversation with the author, Stephen Heyman. It can be accessed here:

Bromfield Takes Center Stage In New Biography

By 1812Blockhouse He is well-known locally, to be sure. Nationally, and internationally, however, he is less of a household name. That may change somewhat in the coming months. Mansfield and Pleasant Valley’s Louis Bromfield is rushing back into the spotlight with the April 14 publication of what has been called the first major biography of […]

The book has now been longlisted for an important recognition given to important works in the biography genre.

The Plutarch Award is given to the best biography of the year as determined by a committee of distinguished biographers, chosen from a list of nominations by members of the Biographers International Organization (BIO) and book publishers.

The 10 longlisted books for the current award profile the lives of Lincoln, Jimmy Carter, Emily Dickinson, and others.

The Plutarch Award will be given at the 11th BIO Conference on May 16, which is being held virtually this year.

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