Fiction writer Robert Cohen at UVA
Fiction writer Robert Cohen will give a reading on Thursday, November 6, at 6pm in the Faculty Lounge of the English Department, 229 Bryan Hall (map). The reading, sponsored by the UVA Creative Writing Program, is free and open to the public.
Cohen is the author of four novels – The Organ Builder, The Here and Now, Inspired Sleep, and, forthcoming in 2009, Amateur Barbarians – as well as a collection of stories, The Varieties of Romantic Experience. His
awards include a Guggenheim fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, a Lila Wallace Writers Award, and a Pushcart Prize. He has taught widely, at Harvard, the Iowa Writers Workshop, the University of Houston, and
elsewhere, and now teaches at Middlebury College.