Honorable Men

Sydney Blair’s posthumously published collection, Honorable Men: And Other Stories, will launch with a public celebration of her life and work on April 12 at New Dominion Bookshop. SUPPLIED PHOTO

Of vice and men: Family publishes Sydney Blair’s posthumous short story collection

After writer and UVA professor Sydney Blair died unexpectedly in December 2016 due to complications from pancreatitis, her children, Tom and Abbie Swanson, found a manuscript-in- progress titled Honorable Men: And Other Stories. When they revealed their discovery to their mother’s longtime friend, Sheila McMillen, she agreed to serve as editor to finish the work. […]