DEDE CUMMINGS is a Vermont-based writer, and she is also a public radio commentator for Vermont Public Radio. Her first book, Living with Crohn’s & Colitis was published in 2010. She is also the author of Living with Crohn’s & Colitis Cookbook and Questions for the Dalai Lama.
Dede has had her poetry published in Mademoiselle Magazine and Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. A Discovery/The Nation poetry semi-finalist, she was recently named a 2013 Vermont State Poetry Broadside finalist by the state’s poet-laureate, Sydney Lea. She resides in Brattleboro, Vermont with her family.