Judith Beth Cohen

57 Colonial Road
Weymouth, MA 02191
Phone: 
(617) 349-8484

Author's Bio

JUDITH BETH COHEN'S novel Seasons was published by The Permanent Press of Sag Harbor, New York in 1984. Excerpts appeared first in Ted Solotaroff's quarterly, The New American Review. The book was originally published in German translation by Rowohlt of Hamburg as part of their international New Woman Series (1979). Cohen's stories have appeared in numerous magazines including The North American Review, New Letters, High Plains Literary Review, Sojourner and others. Her reviews and articles have appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, The Dallas-Times Herald, The Boston Herald, The Boston Review, and The Women's Review of Books. Cohen, who won a PEN SYNDICATED FICTION AWARD, has had fellowships to many writer's colonies, including: Hawthornden Castle International Writer's Retreat in Scotland, The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Yaddo, MacDowell, The Virginia Center, The Tyrone Guthrie Center in Monaghan, Ireland and The Djerassi Foundation in Woodside, California. She has received grants from the Vermont Arts Council, the Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation, and was a Fulbright scholar in 1987. She is professor Emerita at Lesley University, Cambridge, Ma.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Seasons
(Permanent Press, 1984)
Journals: 
American Review, High Plains Literary Review, Mochila Review, New Letters, Rockford Review, Rosebud
Prizes Won: 
PEN Fiction award, Colony residencies

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Realm of Last Chances by Steve Yarbrough
,
The Other Room by Kim Treidman
,
The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Detroit,
Raised in: 
Detroit, MI
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Last updated: Sep 27, 2016