Please give the format for Biosketch writing and what all  information should be included in each paragraph.

Asked by kumar.ashlesha | 26th Feb, 2016, 03:51: PM

Expert Answer:

Hi Ashlesha, 

The following example of a Biosketch will help you:

George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair — pen name — George Orwell

Born — 25 June 1903 — Motihari, Bihar

Education — Convent School in Henley-on-Thames; Eton College

Career — Indian Police Service, posted in Burma; left and became a writer

Married to Eileen O’Shaughnessy — 9 June 1936

Writing — prolific writer— poetry, fiction, journalism

Best known books — Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-Four

Died — 21 January 1950 in London

Bio sketch:


Eric Arthur Blair was a writer who wrote under the pen name George Orwell. He was born on 25 June 1903 in Motihari, Bihar. Orwell received his early education in a convent school in Henley-on-Thames and went to Eton College for higher studies. Orwell joined the Indian Police Service and was posted in Burma. However, he left the service to become a writer. George Orwell married Eileen O’Shaughnessy on 9 June 1936. Orwell was a prolific writer best known for his poetry, fiction and journalism. Some of his best books are Animal Farm and Ninety Eighty-Four. He died in London on 21 January 1950.

Answered by  | 26th Feb, 2016, 06:11: PM

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