Dede Cummings is a writer, literary agent/publisher and commentator for Vermont Public Radio.
Her collection, To Look Out From, is the winner of the 4th annual Homebound Publications Poetry Prize, and was published by Homebound Publications in April, 2017. In 2013, she was a poetry contributor at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.
Her poetry has been published in Mademoiselle, The Lake, InQuire, Vending Machine Press, Kentucky Review, Figroot Press, MomEgg Review, Connotation Press, and Bloodroot Literary Magazine. She was a Discover/The Nation poetry semi-finalist and was awarded a writer’s grant and a partial fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center in 2016. Dede lives in Vermont where she designs books and runs the startup Green Writers Press. Her second poetry collection, entitled The Meeting Place, is due out from Salmon Poetry in May 2018.