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The Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award Winners Announced

Women and Hollywood By Kerensa Cadenas | Women and Hollywood September 27, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Rona Jaffe Foundation announced their 19th annual Writers' Award winners. Six emerging women writers will be awarded $30,000 each.
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(l-r): Margaree Little, Jill Sisson Quinn, Tiffany Briere, Kristin Dombek, Ashlee Crews, Kirstin Valdez Quade. Guest Speaker Joan Wickersham (center)
(l-r): Margaree Little, Jill Sisson Quinn, Tiffany Briere, Kristin Dombek, Ashlee Crews, Kirstin Valdez Quade. Guest Speaker Joan Wickersham (center)

The Rona Jaffe Foundation announced their 19th annual Writers' Award winners. Six emerging women writers will be awarded $30,000 each.

The award is the only national literary award of its kind that is dedicated to supporting women writers. Rona Jaffe, author of 16 novels including her best-selling first novel The Best of Everything, established the award in 1995. Since the awards began, they've awarded more than $1.5 million to women writers. 

Here are the six women who received this year's award. These are writers to keep an eye on. Read the bios on these women here.

Tiffany Briere (Fiction/Nonfiction)

Ashlee Crews (Fiction)

Kristin Dombek (Nonfiction)

Margaree Little (Poetry)

Kirstin Valdez Quade (Fiction)

Jill Sisson Quinn (Nonfiction)

This article is related to: Books/Literature, Women Writers, Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award


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