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Rona Jaffe Prize Announces 2007 Winners

The Rona Jaffe Foundation has announced that six emerging women writers have been singled out for excellence by the Foundation and will receive awards of $25,000 each. The 2007 winners are Elif Batuman, Sarah Braunstein, Robin Ekiss, Alma García, Jennifer Grotz, and Holly Goddard Jones.

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