Statistics: (birth/death dates; locations of both)
Married: (if married more than once, list all husbands)
Children: (number and sex)
Primary city and county of residence and work:
Major fields of work:
Other role identities:
here for an example of format
The biography should be written in chronological order. The
biographer should make no personal comments about the woman
or her life unless she was personally known to the writer. In
such case, use the wording, for example, "the author knows from
personal experience that Mrs. Blank (said, did, was)…." Submit
as many pages as is necessary to make the biography complete.
At the end of the biography, the names of both author and researcher
should be noted and researcher should be noted, plus the month and year of submission.
All sources of information the author used should be listed
in the following: (If this is confusing to you just list all
the information required below for each source, and the Editor
will put it in order.)
Author's name, last name first. Complete Book Title. Where published:
Publisher, date published. Or if editors: Editor's name, last
name first, Editor. Then proceed as above. (Sample: Anderson,
Alice Grace, Ed. The Nineteenth Century. New York: Hargraves
Publishing Company, 1995.)
in Reference Book:
Author's name, last name first. "Name of Article." Complete
Book Title. Number of edition if more than one edition was printed.
Date published. (Sample: Anderson, Alice Grace. "A Basketmaker."
Guide to Nevada Women. 2nd Ed. Reno: Nevada, 1998.)
Author's name, last name first. "Title of Article." Name of
Periodical .Number of Issue, Year: page numbers. (This includes
magazines, journals, etc.) (Sample: Anderson, Alice Grace. "Washoe
County Women." Guide to Nevada Woman. May, 2000, pp 25-30.
Author's name as above. "Title of Article." Name of Newspaper.
Date of issue. If an article is taken from a newspaper with
several daily editions, mention which edition.
Name of person interviewed, last name first. Date and place
of interview. (Sample: Anderson, Alice Grace. Personal interview.
July 1, 2000, Reno, Nevada.)
Author’s name (in normal order), title of document,
date of Internet publication, <URL> or other retrieval
information (date of access), text division (if applicable).
(Sample: 1. TyAnna K. Herrington, “Being Is Believing,”
review of Being Digital, by Nicholas Negroponte, Kairos: A
Journal for Teaching Writing in Webbed Environments 1,
no. 1 (1996), http://english,ttu,edu/kairos/1.1
(24 May 1999), Introduction.)
off the internet:
Author’s name (inverted), Title of publication (italicized
where appropriate), date of online publication, <URL>
or other retrieval information, (date of access).
(Sample: Teague, Jason Crawford. “Frames in Action.”
Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments
2, no. 1, August 20, 1998. http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/2.1
(7 October 1999).
Author’s name (in normal order), subject line, in
quotation marks, date of sending, type of communication (personal
email, distribution list, office communication), date of access,
in parentheses. (Sample: Danny Robinette, “Epiphany
Project,” 30 April 1999, office communication (29 May
don't let this bibliographical information overwhelm you,
but remember it is extremely important that future researchers
know where to locate the information you have published. Just
do the best you can, and if you have questions contact
the Biography editor, Kay Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org.