English Faculty — Elizabeth Cohen
Elizabeth Cohen is a multi-genre writer who holds a degree in poetry and creative writing from Columbia University where she studied with Sharon Olds, Cynthia McDonald, Brad Leithauser and J.D. McClatchy, among others. She is a published poet and memoirist, a twenty year veteran journalist and columnist, and the author of a book of short stories. She has been a visiting professor at Western Connecticut State University was appointed to the Philip and Eleanor Piaker Chair in Creative Writing a Judaic Studies at Binghamton University in 2003. Her memoir, The Family On Beartown Road, was a New York Times Notable book of the year and was excerpted by the Sunday Times of London, Reader's Digest, and other publications.
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