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Robert Cohen

Robert Cohen is the author of several novels, most recently Amateur Barbarians and Inspired Sleep, and a collection of stories, The Varieties of Romantic Experience. He has been awarded a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers Award, the Ribalow Prize, and a Pushcart Prize. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Harper’s, GQ, the Believer, the Atlantic, Paris Review, and many other magazines. He teaches at Middlebury College.


Love of Mother, Glory of Crown

To be of the Middle World is to have . . . left “home” for good (or for worse) whilst carrying all of it with you . . . Sensing too, that one has now fatally lost the place you may have wanted to run back to .&thin [...]


Winter 2005 | Fiction

They were naked when they came out of the water. Their skin glowed dully in the haze of dawn. We watched them stagger across the sand, one by one, like the last finishers in some ghostly marathon. "Uh-oh," Kai said. "Company." "I told you," Marcus [...]