Joan Millman ’79 AM

Joan Millman ’79 AM, of Cambridge, Mass.; Apr. 4. She studied under John Gardner at the Bread Loaf literary conference and enjoyed two fellowships at New York’s Yaddo artists colony. Her stories appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review and the Carolina Quarterly and her collection entitled The Effigy won the University of Missouri Press’s prestigious Breakthrough Prize in short fiction in 1989. For many years she contributed articles to the Boston Globe, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and the MetroWest Daily News, as well as travelogues for numerous newspapers and magazines. In addition to her writing, she taught English composition and creative writing at Emerson College and Framingham State and Salem State universities. She is survived by four children and their spouses, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

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