Carolyn Cooke’s short story collection, The Bostons (Houghton Mifflin), was a winner of the 2002-2004 PEN/ Bingham Award, a finalist for the PEN/L.L. Winship Award, and a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway, and was named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. Her fiction has appeared in AGNI, The Gettysburg Review, The Idaho Review, New England Review, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, StoryQuarterly and in two volumes each of Best American Short Stories and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. Her nonfiction and reviews have appeared in Contemporary Literary Criticism and The Nation. A recipient of fellowships from Bread Loaf, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, the Ucross Foundation and the Corporation of Yaddo, she currently teaches in the MFA writing program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Her first novel, Daughters of the Revolution, is forthcoming from Knopf.
- The Summer of Rattlesnakes: I Learn that Fear is a Method
- Be Bad, Do Good
- Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series: An interview with Carolyn Cooke By Nancy Au
- What Does it Mean to “Lose Work”?
- The Rumpus Interview: Susan Zakin in Conversation with Carolyn Cooke
- The Interpreter
- Chronicles of Sexual Revolution 2. Exploring the Psychic Playpen: A Conversation with Poet Brynn Saito
- Chronicles of Sexual Revolution 1: Sex, Cars and Aesthetics
- Gaddafi’s Official Outfits and Other Works of the Imagination