Judith Beth Cohen

Fiction Writer

Weymouth, MA
Massachusetts US

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 & Prizes

Seasons (Permanent Press, 1984)
American Review
High Plains Literary Review
Mochila Review
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Rockford Review
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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

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Detroit, MI
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Last update: Sep 27, 2016