Richard Cohen

Richard Cohen, five times UK national sabre champion, is the author of the acclaimed history of sword fighting, By the Sword. He has worked in publishing and has written for The New York Times, The Guardian, The Observer and The Daily Telegraph, among others. In 2004 he was appointed Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at Kingston University and is the recipient of a Sloan Foundation grant for his latest book Chasing the Sun. He lives in New York City.