Marissa Cohen ( is an award-winning author, blogger, and reviewer. Her piece “Cancerland” was nominated for both the Best of the Net Award and the prestigious Pushcart Prize. The late Poet Laureate of Florida called her work “powerful.” Her work has appeared in many online and print publications, among them the NonBinary Review issues of Grimm’s Fairy Tales and Anne of Green Gables, The Cancer Poetry Project 2,, Wilde Magazine, and in She Magazine as a book columnist and associate editor.  Projects Marissa has been associated with have been featured in The New York Times and Time Magazine. She’s also been an editor for the award-winning Bella Books and been interviewed on CBS Radio and The Liz McMullen Show about women’s creativity. Marissa also writes about spirituality and encourages private clients to work with their intuition.