Photos: Elizabeth and the Umbrella Poets

One of the poetry groups thta Liz founded is  the Umbrella Poets. I have identified the poets as best I can.  Clarifications welcome:


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Back row: Steve Abbot, Mim Chenfield, Fred Andrle, Craig McVay,  Front Row:  Jim Coe, Elizabeth Ann James, Faye Ettinger.

Photos courtesy of Fred Anderle


Photo: Elizabeth in Abu Dhabi


Elizabeth Ann traveled back and forth to Abu Dhabi during the time Adnan worked there, but she maintained their home in Columbus.
Photo and text courtesy of Jill Carter Knuth.

Central Ohioans for Peace to Remember Elizabeth

Thanks to Bob Roehm for the heads up!

From: Melonie Buller <>
Date: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 10:29 AM
Subject: [COFP] Elizabeth Ann James
To: Central Ohioans for Peace <>

From Central Ohioans for Peace:

Today’s Columbus Dispatch included the news that Liz James died last
Saturday, August 4.

Here’s a link to the story:

Here’s a link to the obituary:

We will take some time at Monday’s meeting to remember Liz.



- CIFOn August 4, 2013, Columbus poet, activist and friend Elizabeth Ann James died in Columbus, Ohio.  This page is dedicated to EA, her life and work.

Over the next few weeks we will be adding poetry, pictures and other material.   If you would like to add your own thoughts and remembrances, please send them to and they will be added. 

A memorial service  for Elizabeth Ann will be held  Saturday September 7, 2013  from 1:00-4:00PM at the First Unitarian-


Church, 93 Weisheimer Rd, Columbus.