Emma R. Cohen

is a dance artist and freelance writer. She is  pursuing a PhD in literature at Northwestern University.

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Recent + Upcoming


Interview with Hannah Levene on Greasepaint in BOMB

In Chicago, Keeping the Heritage of Black Dance Moving” in The New York Times

Jenn Shapland’s Thin Skin” in The Brooklyn Rail

Performing the Patient: On Emily Wells’s ‘A Matter of Appearance’” in LA Review of Books

Sick History: On Kate Zambreno’s ‘To Write As If Already Dead’” in Cleveland Review of Books

“‘The Inexplicable Facets of Living in a Human Body’: An Interview with Emma Bolden“ in Hazlitt


Holy Saturday by Neal Medlyn, The Kitchen at General Theological Seminary, March 30