Ramona DeFelice Long, an accomplished writer and editor, will be remembered for her involvement in Delaware’s writing community and her generous spirit. She was a frequent literary judge, workshop presenter, and reader throughout the state. Ramona received numerous awards from the Division and most recently, in 2016, the prestigious Masters Fellowship in Literature: Fiction.
In 2015, Ramona responded to the National Endowment of the Arts request to “share your arts story” and her quote about writing daily was featured.
She was selected as the 2014 Cape Henlopen Writers Retreat Fellowship and served as a co-editor for the anthology featuring writers from the Retreat. In addition to her Masters Fellowship, Ramona received Established Artist Fellowships from the Division in 2013 for creative nonfiction and in 2009 for fiction. Full Obituary