Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Winners of the 2011 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award

by Melissa Silverstein
September 8, 2011 2:48 AM
0 Comments
  • |

This is the 17th year that the Rona Jaffe Foundation has given awards to women writers at the early stage of their career. "This unique program offers grants to writers of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry to make writing time available and provide assistance for such specific purposes as child care, research and related travel costs." This is the only national award exclusively dedicated to women writers.

How many awards actually think about the need for child care?

Each winner will receive $25,000. The 2011 winners are:
Melanie Drane, Apricot Irving, Fowzia Karimi, Namwali Serpell, Merritt Tierce, and JoAnn Wypijewski.

Learn more about them here.

  • |

More: Women Writers, Literary

Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

0 Comments

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Half of Sarajevo Film Fest Doc Contenders ...
  • Amma Asante Inspires Women Filmmakers ...
  • New York's Women’s Project Theater Hires ...
  • 17% of Venice Film Fest's Main Lineup ...
  • Trailer Watch: Dear White People Tackles ...
  • You're the Worst: Misanthropes In L ...
  • Amanda de Cadenet on Becoming the Newest ...
  • Trailer Watch: Fifty Shades of Grey ...
  • First-Time Female Filmmakers Take Home ...
  • Only 10% of Toronto Lineup So Far Directed ...