Sam Cohen

Sam Cohen is a queer, Jewish femme who was born and raised in suburban Detroit. Her new story collection, “Sarahland,” is available now; her fiction is published in Fence, Bomb, Diagram, Gulf Coast and elsewhere. The recipient of a MacDowell fellowship and a PhD fellow at the University of Southern California, Cohen lives in Los Angeles.

Sarahland' Author, a Metro Detroit Native, On Her Queer Must-Reads For Women's History Month

Queer books by women have saved my life. They've given me language with which to articulate a self, enabled me both to understand history in a way that makes sense to me, and to find the queer community with whom I am always rearticulating the [...]