Garnett Kilberg Cohen

Garnett Kilberg Cohen has published three books of short fiction, most recently Swarm to Glory (2014), and a poetry chapbook. Her nonfiction has appeared in Brevity, The Rumpus, Witness, The Antioch Review, The Gettysburg Review, The Black Warrior Review, and others. Both her fiction and nonfiction have won many awards, including two Notable Essay Citations from Best American Essays (2011 and 2015), a Special Mention from the Pushcart Prize, the Lawrence Foundation Prize from Michigan Quarterly Review, an Illinois Artist’s Fellowship and the Crazyhorse National Fiction Prize. A professor at Columbia College Chicago, she was the guest Nonfiction Editor of of Fifth Wednesday for two issues and is the current co-editor of Punctuate, a nonfiction magazine.