About

Paul Cohen’s debut novel, The Glamshack, will be published June 15, 2017 by 7.13 Books, a Brooklyn press dedicated to publishing the best in literary debuts. Nominated for a Pushcart Press Editor’s Book Award, the novel was included in “Most Anticipated Small Press Books of 2017” list from John Madera at Big Other. Cohen’s short fiction has been published in Tin House, Five Chapters, Hypertext and Eleven Eleven, and he was a finalist in a Black Warrior Review Fiction Contest. His novel-in-progress, The Sleeping Indian, was named a finalist for the 2016 Big Moose Prize from Black Lawrence Press. His nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Village Voice, Details, the Christian Science Monitor and others. Cohen earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he was awarded a teaching scholarship as well as the Prairie Lights Prize for Fiction (judged by Ethan Canin). He lives in Boulder, Colorado.