The Autobiography Society (TAS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization formed to expand participation in the creation, contextualization, and analysis of an increasingly diverse body of auto|biographical narratives and theories of life writing. Membership in and donations to TAS support scholarly projects that contribute to this mission.
The journal of The Autobiography Society, a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, is a member of the Routledge Literature Portfolio of journals. Membership in the society includes a print and digital subscription to the journal, digital access to our full, thirty-year archive, and full digital access to selected other Routledge journals.
TAS was the major supporter of the 2013 conference, Auto|Biography Across the Americas, at which the International Auto|Biography Association—Chapter of the Americas was founded. The society also awards The Hogan Prize for an outstanding essay submitted to a special issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, presents the Timothy Dow Adams Awards, and sponsors the annual meeting of the MLA Forum on Life Writing.