About

Richard Shain Cohen of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is originally from Boston. He retired from the University of Maine at Presque Isle after
serving as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of English. He holds B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.
He served as editor of the journal Husson Review and was principal participant in a National Endowment for the Arts Grant for “Images
of Aroostook” that was exhibited throughout the State of Maine.

His own publications include:

Non-Fiction: Healing After Dark; Pioneering Compassionate Medicine at the Boston Evening Clinic (2011);
The ForgottenLongfellow: Man in the Shadows (2010);

Only God Can Make a
Tree
, poetry from himself and his brother, Alfred Robert Cohen

The novels Monday: End of the Week; Be Still, My Soul; and Petal on
a Black Bough.
In progress is a fourth novel, Our Seas f Fear and Love.

He also wrote chapters for Aroostook: Land of Promise, academic reviews, other articles, and – with the help of a Shell Grant – a monograph on Samuel Richardson that can be found in major library holdings.

You can email Richard at richardcohenatmainedotedu

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