Andrea Cohen


  • Executive Director, The Writers House

I have served as executive director of The Writers House at Merrimack since 2013. I also teach creative writing in Merrimack’s English department and direct the Blacksmith House Poetry Series, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

My poems and stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Atlantic, The Threepenny Review, Glimmer Train, The Hudson Review, The New Republic and elsewhere. My poetry collections include Nightshade, Unfathoming, Furs Not Mine, Kentucky Derby, Long Division, and The Cartographer’s Vacation


M.F.A., University of Iowa