Irene Cooper is the author of Committal, poet-friendly speculative spy-fy about family (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2020) & spare change: poems (FLP, 2021). In 2020, she co-edited, with Ellen Santasiero, Placed: An Encyclopedia of Central Oregon, an anthology of Central Oregon writing. Poems, stories & reviews appear in Denver Quarterly, The Feminist Wire, The Manifest-Station, phoebe, The RumpusStone of Madness PressWitness, & elsewhere. Irene co-founded The Stay Project, co-facilitates Blank Pages Workshops, & teaches in community. She lives with her people & a corgi in Oregon. Find her at & on Twitter @icooper435.

Irene is a contributing author to the House of Zolo’s Journal of Speculative Literature, Volume 3 with the short story “UNGROUNDED.”