CohenDavidDavid Elliot Cohen
Creator, What Matters
Co-creator, Day in the Life and America 24/7

For more than 25 years, bestselling author and editor David Elliot Cohen has created large-format photography books that have collectively sold more than five million copies. Most were in the popular "Day in the Life" and "America 24/7" series, which he co-founded.

Four of Cohen’s books have been New York Times bestsellers, including the New York Times #1 bestseller, "A Day in the Life of America." Many of his other books were national bestsellers in the US and abroad. His most recently published book, What Matters (Sterling, 2008), includes work by the preeminent photojournalists and thinkers of our time. It contends that great photojournalism about essential issues can change the world. Cohen has been profiled in The New York Times, People and other major periodicals. He has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, NPR’s All Things Considered and other major programs. His books have appeared twice each on the covers of Time and Newsweek.