Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Lois Handler- Cohen  

Pen Name: Elizabeth St. Clair


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: Chicago, Illinois

-- Susan Lois Handler- Cohen on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Cohen was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cohen earned a B.A. degree from the New School for Social Research in 1960 and an M.S.W. degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, in 1962. She worked as a social worker in the mid-1960s before writing ''The Liberated Couple'', a feminist tract, in 1971. She wrote eleven gothic romances and mysteries under the penname Elizabeth St. Clair between 1974 and 1981.Susan is married to Illinois author Daniel Cohen. They began collaborating on books in 1982 to help alleviate Daniel's workload. They have written books primarily on popular entertainment, advice for teenagers, and animals. The Cohens currently live in Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

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