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Works

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OKLAHOMA SAMOVAR, THIN WALLS, and other plays

Oklahoma Samovar, winner of the 2021 National Jewish Playwriting Contest, 2021 Silicon Valley Jewish Playwriting Contest, and 2021 Midwest Jewish Playwriting Contest.

In her solo show, Thin Walls, Cohen portrays twelve eclectic neighbors in a century-old New York City residential hotel at the end of the 20th Century, as their lives collide in comic, tragic, and sometimes violent ways.

IN THE CERVIX OF OTHERS, a full-length play.

Winner of the 2019 Jane Chambers Playwriting Award.

WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW - a solo play

WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW, adapted from Cohen's acclaimed memoir—one of Oprah Magazine’s 25 Best Books of Summer and winner of Elle Lettres Grand Prix for Nonfiction, is a solo show with 40 characters.

TEACHING: workshops, residencies, private consulting.

Alice teaches playwriting, memoir, solo theater and performance, and is available for one-on-one consulations on plays, memoirs and solo shows. She teaches undergraduate creative writing and playwriting at The New School's Creative Writing Program and is an MFA mentor on the faculty of Augsburg Univeristy's Creative Writing MFA program.

2020 DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARD, The New School. 

WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW - a memoir

“Everything we love in a book -- profound, honest, hilarious, humane, surprising." Anne Lamott, Salon BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

In her unflinchingly honest and ruefully witty voice, Alice nimbly carries us through her metamorphosis from a woman who has come to terms with infertility to one who struggles to love a heartbeat found in her womb – six months into a high-risk pregnancy.

Elle's Lettres GRAND PRIX: BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR
Oprah Magazine “25 BEST BOOKS OF SUMMER”

THE YEAR MY MOTHER CAME BACK

Cohen's memoir about mothers and daughters (Algonquin Books)
“I love, love, love this book. It’s so rich, so real and so moving… astonishingly wonderful—I was enthralled… You're a brilliant writer.”
—Caroline Leavitt, book critic for Boston Globe and People, and NY Times bestselling author of Pictures of You

SOLO SHOWS FOR FAMILY AUDIENCES

THE BALINESE FROG PRINCE and other works are available for touring to theatres, festival, schools, libraries, museums. Performance residencies can include workshops and master classes.

Essays, posts, blogs, interviews

Essays, posts, blogs, interviews