Articles by Stefanie Levine Cohen


December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

  When the sun descends from the top of the sky to the place we cannot see beyond the horizon, its glare is greater than human eyes can withstand. Its light reflects off the sea, magnificent and blinding. Glorious is the golden orb, relentless in its course across the sky and down, down to its resting place beyond our discernment. Tears [Read more...]

Softening Edges

December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

  It was unexpectedly calm at the precipice. Chase studied the yellow-green blades of new grass that poked through the sparse soil that barely covered the jagged rocky edge of the mountain. Delicate and strong. Enticing and foreboding. The paradox of the natural world. Sitting on the edge and dangling his legs, he noted how the soft, [Read more...]


December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Stefanie’s newest story, “Shorn,” has been published in the Fall issue of Storyscape Journal . [Read more...]

Isolation and Connection

November 30, 2014 // 2 Comments

In my last blog post, I referred to the isolation of the writing process, and the connection I seek in sharing my writing with others. I am often surprised that I choose to spend so many hours in my week sitting by myself in front of the computer screen, given that I’m a fairly extroverted and social person. Sometimes it seems to me that my [Read more...]


November 14, 2014 // 3 Comments

I’m often asked where I get my ideas for stories, and why I write about the subjects I choose. I bumble around for a bit, then say that my stories seem “given” to me. That is, they show up in my mind, travel through my fingertips onto the keyboard and appear on my laptop screen. My main job is to stay out of my own way and try not to [Read more...]

Stefanie read from her work at Storyscape Issue 13 Launch Party in NYC

November 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

Stefanie joined other contributors to the current issue of Storyscape Journal earlier in November in a reading at the Cake Shop NYC.  See her recently released story “Shorn” here.  At the reading , Stefanie read her story “Venus de Madre,” available here. Stefanie at the New York reading. Storyscape aims to collect [Read more...]

Testimonial from Rabbi Richard Address, founder of

October 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Richard Address Stefanie Levine Cohen’s stories touch the heart of the reader because they speak to issues that so many of us live. These stories gather emotions and thoughts on a deeply personal level that allow the reader to explore some of their own responses to life’s challenges. The responses to her stories on our web [Read more...]
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