September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Bernard Cooper

Bernard Cooper is the author of memoir, My Avant-Garde Education, recently published by W.W. Norton. He is also the author of The Bill From My Father,Maps To Anywhere, A  Year of Rhymes, Truth Serum, and a collection of short stories, Guess Again.  Cooper is the recipient of the PEN/USA Ernest Hemingway Award, the O. Henry  Prize, a Guggenheim grant, and a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship in literature.  His work has appeared in several anthologies, including The Best American Essays of 1988, 1995, and 1997, 2002, and 2008. His work has also appeared in magazines and literary reviews including, Granta, Harper's Magazine, The Paris Review, Story, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, and The New York Times  Magazine. He has contributed to National Public Radio's "This American Life" and wrote monthly features as the art critic for Los Angeles Magazine.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, September 12

11:30am MDT