Awards & Winners

Rodney Jones

Date of Birth 11-February-1950
Place of Birth Alabama
(United States of America, Contiguous United States)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Poet, Professor
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.

Awards by Rodney Jones

Check all the awards nominated and won by Rodney Jones.


Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award
Honored for : Salvation Blues


Nominations 2000 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Elegy for the Southern Drawl


National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry
Honored for : Transparent gestures