Brenda Cooper

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Brenda Cooper
BornAugust 12, 1960
Encino, California
OccupationNovelist, short-story writer, futurist
NationalityAmerican
PeriodEarly 21st century
GenreScience fiction, fantasy
Subjectscience, history, nature, society
Website
brenda-cooper.com

Brenda Cooper is an author and futurist [1] who resides in Kirkland, Washington,[2] where she is the Chief Information Officer of the city of Kirkland.[3] [4] She has co-written various short stories with Larry Niven and has written ten novels.[5]

Brenda was educated at California State University, Fullerton, where she earned a BA in Management Information Systems. She is also pursuing an MFA at StoneCoast, a program of the University of Southern Maine.

Brenda lives in Woodinville, Washington with her family and three dogs. [6]

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

Silver Ship

  1. The Silver Ship and the Sea (2007)[10]
  2. Reading the Wind (2008) [11]
  3. Wings of Creation (2009) [12]

Ruby's Song

  1. The Creative Fire (2012) [13]
  2. The Diamond Deep (2013)

The Glittering Edge (sequels to Ruby's Song)

  1. Edge of Dark (2015) [14]
  2. Spear of Light (2016) [15]

Short fiction[edit]

  • Brin, David, ed. (January 10, 2017). "Street Life in the Emerald City". Chasing Shadows. Tor Books. pp. 196–207. ISBN 978-0765382580.
  • McPhail, Mike, ed. (December 18, 2016). "Along the Northern Border". Defending the Future. eSpec Books. ASIN B01MU2H4BC.
  • Schvartsman, Alex, ed. (November 24, 2016). "The Hand on the Cradle". Humanity 2.0. Phoenix Pick. ISBN 978-1612423098.
  • Schmidt, Brian Thomas, ed. (November 3, 2015). "Iron Pegasus". Mission Tomorrow. Baen. ISBN 978-1476780948.
  • "Star of Humanity". Cracking the Sky. Fairwood Press. April 22, 2015. ISBN 978-1933846507.
  • "Entropy and Emergence". Cracking the Sky. Fairwood Press. April 22, 2015. ISBN 978-1933846507.
  • "The Robots' Girl". Analog. 130 (4). April 2010.
  • Henry Gee, ed. (May 2010). "Mind Expeditions". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)[16]
  • "Tea with Jillian". Nature Magazine. December 2011. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • "Star of Humanity". Fairwood Press. August 2015. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • Sheila Williams, ed. (September 2015). "Biology at the End of the World". Asimov’s Magazine. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • "The War of the Flowers". Strange Horizons. January 2004. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)[17]

Poetry[edit]

  • "Visitors". 2016. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • "Extinction". 2016. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • "The Multiple Universe Poems". September 2009. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • "Raising Horses in the Rain". Spring 2001. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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Awards[edit]

Endeavor Award

  • The Silver Ship and the Sea (Distinguished Novel or Collection, 2008)[19][20]
  • Edge of Dark (Distinguished Novel or Collection, 2016)[21][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cooper, Brenda. "Biography at Futurist.com". Brenda Cooper. p. 1. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  2. ^ Cooper, Brenda. "General Information". Brenda Cooper. p. 1. Retrieved August 11, 2010.
  3. ^ Cooper, Brenda. "Politics at Brenda Cooper". Retrieved August 17, 2010.
  4. ^ Ostrom, Carol M. (September 27, 2009). "Not knowing what's ahead, we look to futurists to help figure it out". The Seattle Times. Seattle. Archived from the original on June 22, 2011. Retrieved August 17, 2010.
  5. ^ "Summary bibliography: Brenda Cooper". Internet Science Fiction Database. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  6. ^ http://www.brenda-cooper.com/about/
  7. ^ http://www.milscifi.com/archives/arc-BrendaCooper.htm
  8. ^ Cooper, Brenda (2011). Mayan December. e-book. Prime Books. ISBN 978-1-60701-307-5.
  9. ^ Cooper, "Brenda (2017). POST. eSpec. ISBN 978-1942990222.
  10. ^ Cooper, Brenda (July 1, 2008). The Silver Ship and the Sea (1st ed.). Tor Science Fiction. ISBN 978-0-7653-5509-6.
  11. ^ Cooper, Brenda (July 22, 2008). Reading the Wind (1st ed.). Tor Books. ISBN 978-0-7653-1598-4.
  12. ^ Cooper, Brenda (November 10, 2009). Wings of Creation. 1st Edition. Tor Books. ISBN 978-0-7653-2095-7.
  13. ^ Cooper, Brenda (November 6, 2012). The Creative Fire. 1st Edition. Pyr. ISBN 978-1616146849.
  14. ^ Cooper, Brenda (2015). Edge of Dark. 1st Edition. Pyr. ISBN 978-1633880504.
  15. ^ Cooper, Brenda (2016). Spear of Light. 1st Edition. Pyr. ISBN 978-1633881341.
  16. ^ http://www.brenda-cooper.com/publishedwork/
  17. ^ http://www.brenda-cooper.com/publishedwork/
  18. ^ http://www.brenda-cooper.com/publishedwork/
  19. ^ "Award bibliography: Brenda Cooper". Internet Science Fiction Database. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  20. ^ "Endeavor Award: History". Oregon Science Fiction, Inc. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  21. ^ "Award bibliography: Brenda Cooper". Internet Science Fiction Database. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  22. ^ "Endeavor Award: History". Oregon Science Fiction, Inc. Retrieved March 18, 2017.

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