JAMES COOPER lives in Nottinghamshire, England, with his wife and son. His debut collection of short stories, YOU ARE THE FLY: TALES OF REDEMPTION & DISTRESS, was published in September 2007 by Humdrumming Books to favourable reviews. His second collection, THE BEAUTIFUL RED, was published by Atomic Fez in March 2010.
In 2011, PS Publishing produced the novella TERRA DAMNATA to generous reviews; it was shortlisted for a BFS award in 2012. PS Publishing will also be producing STRANGE FRUIT, another novella, in 2014. A further novella, COUNTRY DARK, will be published by TTA Press in 2014. His third collection of short stories, HUMAN PIECES, is scheduled for publication in 2015.
James Cooper has also sold over sixty short stories to small-press magazines and anthologies in the last few years, including CEMETERY DANCE, BLACK STATIC, POSTSCRIPTS, CRIMEWAVE, HUB, ALL HALLOWS, MIDNIGHT STREET, NOT ONE OF US, COLD FLESH, DAIKAIJU 2, THE HARROW and BLACK PETALS.
He has recently completed work on a new novel, DARK FATHER, which will be published by DarkFuse in June 2014.
He can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org