Rodney Jones

Poet, Author

1950 –

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Who is Rodney Jones?

Rodney Jones is an American poet and professor of English at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Jones was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the winner of the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award. His other honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Peter I.B. Lavan Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Jean Stein Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, a Southeast Booksellers Association Award, and a Harper Lee Award.

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Born
Feb 11, 1950
Alabama
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama
    English Literature
    ( - 1971)
  • Master of Fine Arts, North Carolina Central University
    Creative writing
    ( - 1973)
Employment
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Lived in
  • Alabama
    (1950/02/11 - )
  • Illinois

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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