Author:Octavus Roy Cohen

Octavus Roy Cohen
American author who became popular as a result of his stories printed in The Saturday Evening Post which concerned themselves with African-Americans. His works include humorous and detective novels, plays, and collections of short stories; Broadway plays and radio, film, and television scripts.


  • Love Can Be Dangerous (1915) IA
  • The Other Woman (1917) IA
  • Polished Ebony (1919) IA
  • Come Seven (1920) IA
  • Highly Colored (1921)
  • Assorted Chocolates (1922)
  • Jim Hanvey, Detective (1923) short stories
  • Scarlet Woman (1933)
  • Shadow Light (1924)

David Carroll booksEdit

Individual short worksEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.

The author died in 1959, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.