leah

hager

cohen

about

photo: John Earle





Leah Hager Cohen was born in Manhattan and raised at the Lexington School for the Deaf in Queens and later in Nyack, New York. She attended Hampshire College and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.



She has written five novels and five works of nonfiction. 



She is Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College of the Holy Cross and on the faculty of Lesley University’s MFA in Creative Writing.

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