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Professor's poetry published in The Atlantic Monthly

May 16, 2006

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – A poem by Elizabeth Cox, humanities and creative writing professor at Wofford, has been published in the June 2006 of The Atlantic Monthly.

Cox, who holds the John C. Cobb Endowed Chair in the Humanities, is the author of several works of fiction, including the novels “Familiar Ground” (1984), “Night Talk” (1998) and “The Slow Moon,” to be published this summer. She joined the Wofford faculty this spring.

To read her poem, “Samson in Love,” go to