Monthly Archives: November 2016

Emily, a full life, complete

In the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dec. 1, 2016: Emily Wright Cumming, a multi-talented, dynamic fourth-generation Atlantan, died Nov. 27 at age 90 after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Joseph B. Cumming, Jr.; four children; … Continue reading

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Stephen Sandy, 1934-2016

My friend and mentor, poet Stephen Sandy, died last week in Bennington, Vt., at 82. I learned this in an email announcement from Bennington College. That’s where he taught when he became my literature teacher, advisee and senior-thesis tutor. Although … Continue reading

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