Bernard Cooper

Bernard Cooper is the author of The Bill From My Father, and the recipient of many awards including the PEN/USA Ernest Hemingway Award, O. Henry Prize, a Guggenheim grant, and a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship in literature.  His work has appeared in several anthologies, magazines and literary reviews, including five volumes of The Best American Essays, 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 Los Angeles Magazine. Mr. Cooper currently teaches in writing programs at Bennington College and USC.

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