Alice Eve Cohen

Alice Eve Cohen is an author, solo theatre artist, and playwright. Her award-winning memoir, What I Thought I Knew, received the Elle Magazine Literary Grand Prize for Nonfiction, was one of O Magazine’s Best Books of Summer and Salon‘s Best Books of the Year. Her new memoir, The Year My Mother Came Back, will be published by Algonquin in 2014. She has written children’s television for Nickelodeon, CTW, and CBS, and has toured her solo shows and plays to theatres, festivals and schools, nationally and internationally. Her writing about arts in education has been published in nine languages, and she has taught students of all ages, from 8 to 80. She has received fellowships and grants from the NY State Council on the Arts and the NEA, and has been an artist in residence at Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Voice & Vision Envision Retreat. She holds a BA from Princeton University and an MFA from The New School. Alice teaches at The New School, and lives with her family in New York City.