Jon Cohen is an American novelist and screenwriter. As a screenwriter he is best known for his co-writing contribution to the Steven Spielberg-directed film Minority Report (2002).
A native of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, Cohen worked as a critical care nurse in Philadelphia before becoming a writer. He published three books: Max Lakeman and the Beautiful Stranger (1991),The Man in the Window (1992), and Dentist Man (1993). He received a creative writing grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1991. In 2002, he won a Saturn Award for Best Writing for his work on Minority Report, sharing the award with co-writer Scott Frank.