Strangers to Us All
Lawyers and Poetry

Devy Cohen Bendit

( -1984)
Baltimore, Maryland

"Devy Bendit . . . was a lawyer and poet. Her work in the law included stints as a prosecutor in the Baltimore ctiy state's attorney's office, corporate counsel for two local [Washington, D.C.] companies, designed a pre-law program and taught at Antioch College in Columbia, MD and was executive director of the Mental Health Association of Metropolitan Baltimore. Known for her championing of civil rights causes, she assisted in the legal defense of H. Rap Brown. She also assisted John Ehrichman in the writing of his memoirs. . . . She attended the Breadloaf Writers' Conference and gave readings throughout Baltimore and Washington. [Archivist note, Devy Bendit Papers, Special Collections Research Center, The Gelman Library, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.]


Devy Bendit, Selling Parsley (Washington, D.C.: The Bunny and the Crocodile Press, 1977)

___________, Solid Gold (Washington, D.C.: The Bunny and the Crocodile Press, 1982)