David Elliot CohenAdvisory Board
David Elliot Cohen has written, co-authored or edited more than 70 large-format illustrated books, including 53 in Cohen and Rick Smolan's recent America 24/7 series. Collectively, Cohen's books have sold more than 5 million copies. The Day in the Life... series, originally created by Cohen and Smolan, is still the world's best-known, most well respected photography book series.
The winner of numerous awards, Cohen is particularly proud of three books he produced and published on a pro-bono basis: 15 Seconds: The California Earthquake of 1989, which raised more than $600,000 for victims of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake; Requiem for the Heartland, which raised nearly $300,000 for 1996 Oklahoma City bombing victims; and A Day in the Life of Africa (2002), which benefits AIDS Education programs in Africa.