Saturday, June 24, 2017

100 year old poet Joe Cohen--releases a new collection of poetry--A New Path--Ibbetson Street Press

Photo by Zvi A. Sesling
Here is a picture Joe Cohen , author of a new poetry collection "A New Path." (Ibbetson Street Press) Joe will be a hundred this July...and it has been announced by the City of Cambridge that there will be a Joe Cohen Day--July 13th. In the picture he is accompanied by Beth Cohen--his daughter-- a professor at the Berklee College of Music...

Joseph A. Cohen’s first book of poetry A Full Life was published in 2005. His poems have appeared in the Ibbetson St. Press, Constellations Anthology, Bagel Bards Anthology, Spare Change, Image Magazine, Great Neck Record and more. He is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee. An avid photographer, he taught photography in New York colleges for 40 years and most recently at BOLLI at Brandeis University. At 99, he still writes and does poetry readings. Formerly President of Sunweave Linen Corp. in New York, he now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts and enjoys the vibrant intellectual atmosphere and cultural diversity of his new home. He was recently awarded the Legion of Honor medal by the President of the French Republic for his service in France during World War II. To order go to the Ibbetson Street Press Bookstore:

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous12:07 PM

    Hi Doug, thanks for posting this! Tiny correction: July 13th, Joe's 100th birthday, is now Joseph A. Cohen Day in Cambridge. Thanks for everything you've done for my father!