Illinois State Library

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Individual Author Record

General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1968 in Lake Forest, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Cohen was born in Lake Forest and grew up in Chicago's North Shore suburb of Glencoe.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cohen is a journalist and author. He is contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone magazines. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine and Best American Essays. He currently lives in Connecticut.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- "Lake Effect"

-- *Great Lakes Book Award

-- *21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library