Visiting Writer: Robert Cohen

Robert Cohen’s books include Amateur Barbarians, Inspired Sleep, The Here and Now, The Organ Builder, and a collection of short stories, The Varieties of Romantic Experience. Prior to teaching at Middlebury, he taught at Harvard, Rice, the University of Houston, and the Iowa Writers Workshop. His stories and essays have appeared in Harpers, Paris Review, GQ, The Believer, and many other magazines, and his awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, a Lila Wallace­Readers Digest Writers Award, a Ribalow Prize, and a Pushcart Prize.