Marissa Cohen, Writer
Award Winning Writer, Educator, and Pushcart Prize Nominee
About Marissa Cohen
About Marissa Cohen
Cohen is a Pushcart Prize Nominee for Nonfiction
Marissa Cohen is a writer, blogger, educator, and editor with over
of experience in
publishing, higher education and
American Psychological Association
Modern Language Association
She assists clients with issues ranging
grammar and structure
to style and creative voice.
For a fuller picture of her accomplishments,
please find her on LinkedIn.
called Cohen's work
"powerful, both intellectually and emotionally."
Her poem "Caregiver Burnout" was featured in
The Cancer Poetry Project 2.
recently won the
2013 Midwest Book Award for Best Poetry Book
est Anthology Finalist
2014 Indie Excellence Awards
The Pushcart Prize
for Nonfiction for
2013 Best of the Net Nominee
* Invited to contribute to
, 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
"Hobo Poem" was featured as part of the Hobo Code Poetry Project,
sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and
is currently on tour throughout British Columba and the U.S.
Professional Writing/Blogging for Businesses
* Wrote a radio spot for
New Sky Radio
in 2011, which ran on
, and on the dial in Seattle, Boston, and Detroit
* Book and media columnist and associate editor for
---- Through IBD, Cohen blogged for
(LGBT and green living)
* Calendar Editor for The Palm Beach Arts Paper
*former Publications Editor
Stonewall National Museum and Archives
* edited for
"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
Wilde Magazine - "The Sea Stone"
- "Love Affair Between Two Writers" (sold in Portland's
The Contributor - "Tricking the Goddess- Full Circle" and "Green Thumb"
- "Debby's Birthday- Year One"
The Zodiac Review
- "Marie Curie & Arthur Rimbaud: An Imagined Marriage"
Upcoming projects include a full-length alternative fairy tale which follows characters from the
Renaissance to the American Civil War, and a graphic novel based on her mother's battle with cancer.
Cohen has appeared on
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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July 6, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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