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In 1992, an eclectic band of renowned scholars and individuals from James Jones's hometown (Robinson, Illinois) started what is now called The James Jones Literary Society, which claims almost 200 members internationally. The Society aims to further appreciation for Jones's writings and his other accomplishments that are significant to the study and appreciation of 20th Century literature. The Society seeks to keep his works in print, to encourage Jones scholarship, and to honor him by conferring a $10,000 annual First Novel Fellowship upon an unpublished writer, as well as two $1000 runnerup prizes.


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