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Jones wins poetry award
Rodney Jones, professor of English at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has won the 2003 Harper Lee Award, given annually by the Alabama Writers' Forum to a living, nationally recognized Alabama writer of creative nonfiction, drama, fiction, memoirs or poetry.
The honor, which carries a $5,000 prize, will be presented May 2 in Monroeville, Lee's hometown.
Jones was born in Hartselle and raised in Falkville.