Sam Cohen

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Areas of Study


Sam Cohen is the author of the story collection Sarahland (Grand Central Publishing, 2021). Her short fiction is published in Bomb, Electric Literature, O Magazine, Fence, Diagram, and elsewhere. Before coming to Oberlin, she taught at the University of Southern California, UCLA Extension, CalArts, and many Los Angeles Community colleges.

Fall 2023

Introduction to Fiction Writing — CRWR 120
Queer Futures — CRWR 208
Practicum — CRWR 485

Spring 2024

The Posthuman: Monsters and Beyond — CRWR 224
Fiction Workshop — CRWR 320