Irene Cooper

Instructor, MFA in Creative Writing

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Irene Cooper is the author of "FOUND," a new psychological thriller from Atmosphere Press, "Committal," speculative spy-fy about family from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press and "spare change," a poetry collection from Finishing Line Press, finalist for the Stafford/Hall Award. She co-edited, with Ellen Santasiero, "Placed: An Encyclopedia of Central Oregon, an anthology of Central Oregon writing." Poems, stories and reviews appear in The Feminist Wire, phoebe, Denver Quarterly, The Manifest-Station, The Rumpus, Witness and elsewhere. Irene teaches in community and lives with her people and a corgi in Oregon.