Poet and Cider Press Review contributor Danielle Jones-Pruett will receive a 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, which is given annually to six women writers who demonstrate excellence and promise in the early stages of their careers. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Rona Jaffe Awards have helped many women build successful writing careers by offering encouragement and financial support at a critical time. The Awards are $30,000 each and will be presented to the six recipients on September 18th in New York City.
Danielle Jones-Pruett is the winner of the 2011 Vella Poetry Prize and the recipient of a 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Abject Press, First Inkling, Southern Women’s Review, and others. She works at UpSource and UMass, Boston.
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