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Michael Cummings has been included in many books, catalogs and periodicals.
Here is a selected listing. Some titles are available for purchase through Amazon.com.
Art Quilt Portfolio: The Natural World
Martha Sielman. Published by Lark Crafts, 2012.
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Art Quilt Portfolio: People & Portraits
Martha Sielman. Published by Lark Crafts, 2013.
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The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art
Graham Locke & David Murray, Editors. Published by Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Masters: Art Quilts: Major Works by Leading Artists
by Lark Books, May 6, 2008 is the publishing date.
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Textural Rhythms: Quilting the Jazz Tradition
by Carolyn L. Mazloomi, Paper Moon Publishing, Cincinnati, OH, March 2007
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Facts & Fabrications Unraveling the History of Quilts & Slavery
by Barbara Brackman, C&T Publishing
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Threads of Faith
by Carolyn Mazloomi, The American Bible Society New York, NY
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American Quiltmaking 1970 - 2000
by Eleanor Levie American Quilter's Society Paducah, KY
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In the Hollow of Your Hand: Slave Lullabies  
by Alice McGill, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, Massachusetts, Fall 2000
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Hidden in Plain View
by Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard, Doubleday, New York, New York, 1999 Introduction by Cuesta Benberry
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Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary African American Quilts
by Carolyn Mazloomi, Clarkson Potter Publishers, New York, New York, 1998
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The Art Quilt
by Robert Shaw, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc., 1997
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Burning Issues: Contemporary African-American Art    (Unavailable)
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1996-1997
A Communion of the Spirits:
African-American Quilters, Preservers and Their Stories

by Roland L. Freeman, Rutledge Hill Press, 1996
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Quilts: A Living Tradition
by Robert Shaw, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc., 1995
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The Black Family Dinner Quilt Cook Book
National Council of Negro Women, Inc., Washington, D. C. 1993
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Always There: The African-American Presence in American Quilts
by Cuesta Benberry, The Kentucky Project, Inc., 1992
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Stitching Memories: African-American Story Quilts
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1990
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Patchwork Quilt Tsushin (Japan) February 2011
American Craft June/July 2004
American Legacy Spring 2000
JazzTimes May 1999
BET Week End Magazine (Washington, D.C.) April 1998
Christian Science Monitor February 20, 1998
Fiberarts September/October 1995
Marie Claire Maison (France/USA), March 1995
Upscale February 1995
American Visions December/January 1994
New York Times January 7, 1993
Patchwork Quilt Tsushin (Japan) January 1993
Elle Decor August 9, 1992