About Marissa Cohen

Cohen is a Pushcart Prize Nominee for Nonfiction

Marissa Cohen is a writer, blogger, educator, and editor with over fifteen years 
of experience.

 The late Poet Laureate of FloridaEdmund Skellings called Cohen's work 
"powerful, both intellectually and emotionally." 

* Her poem "Caregiver Burnout" was featured in The Cancer Poetry Project 2. This book 
recently won the 2013 Midwest Book Award for Best Poetry Book and is a 
Best Anthology Finalist in the 2014 Indie Excellence Awards
* 2013 Nominee for The Pushcart Prize for Nonfiction for "Cancerland" 
* 2013 Best of the Net Nominee for Nonfiction
* Invited to contribute to Grammarly.com, a site featured in The New York Times
* Conceptualized and wrote over 400 original blog posts for small businesses in two years
* Wrote a radio spot for CBS Radio that ran on AOL Radio, Yahoo! Radio and 
   on the dial in three major cities

Selected Publications  

NonBinary Review - "The Girl Without Hands" (June 2014, forthcoming)
LunchTicket Magazine - "Cancerland" (Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Nominee)
"Caregiver Burnout" - The Cancer Poetry Project 2. Ed. Karin Miller
Wilde Magazine - "The Sea Stone"
Gather Kindling - "Love Affair Between Two Writers" 
The Zodiac Review - "Marie Curie & Arthur Rimbaud: An Imagined Marriage"

Cohen has appeared on CBS's New Sky Radio and Blogtalk Radio shows to discuss literature, 
writing, and spiritual topics. She divides her time between South Florida and the Bay Area.


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