Irene Cooper

Irene Cooper

Novels for poets, poetry for the people

Irene Cooper

@irenecooper -  Author

Irene's books

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Committal

Twins, Organic Farming, & a Race to Save the Human Race– or Some of It: You’ll never look at technology or poetry the same way again. Luci Sykes, maliciously deprived of oxygen at birth, is subjected to a lobotomy at thirteen by her powerful father. She emerges from her childhood silence to b...

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spare change

"The fierce utterances of spare change are anything but. In poems that dart and turn, on matters as elemental as loss and desire, surfaces are unstable, ironies often lurking at line breaks...Fearless in their desire to arrive at difficult truths, these poems are bracing, generous—and beautiful. ...

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FOUND

Ten years after the drowning death of her daughter in the Colorado, Eleanor Clay subsists finding corpses for Bristlecone Springs PD, until the day she finds three-year-old Lizzie, living but left-for-dead in a culvert under the railroad tracks. There is plot, and then there is story. In FOUN...

About me
Irene Cooper is the author of COMMITTAL (VA Press), speculative spyfy about family, and spare change (FLP), a finalist for the Stafford/Hall Award. FOUND, a psychological thriller, is her latest. Irene facilitates creative writing in community and lives with her people and a corgi in Oregon.
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