Desiree Cooper, 42nd Annual ODU Literary Festival
A 2015 Kresge Artist Fellow, Desiree Cooper is a former attorney, Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and community activist. She is an evocative speaker on the themes of racial and gender equality, reproductive freedom, family-positive public policy and the welfare of women and girls. As a full-time caregiver for her aging parents, she writes widely about women, self-care and reinvention. A sought-after creative writing instructor, she conducts readings from her flash fiction collection, Know the Mother.
Cooper's reading of Know the Mother took place on Wednesday, October 9, at 1 p.m. in the University Theatre. Mary Jean Kledzik also read at this event.
Cooper, Desiree, "Desiree Cooper, 42nd Annual ODU Literary Festival" (2019). 42nd Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 6-10, 2019. 17.