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DAVID COOPER earned an MA in creative writing at The City College of CUNY where he won the Academy of American Poets Prize. His ebooks, Glued To The Sky and JFK: Lines of Fire were published by PulpBits in 2003; PulpBits went out of business in March 2007, but by clicking on their titles either here or on his website you can view and download free PDF files of these ebooks.

Cooper's poems and translations have appeared in numerous periodicals. He was a finalist in the 1999 Snake Nation Press book contest, has been a semi-finalist in several other national contests, and was nominated for a 2007 Pushcart Prize.

Glued To The Sky includes both narrative and lyric poems concerning group identity and gender issues in a wide variety of forms.

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What does fiction about art forgery have to do with Jewish identity?
Books: on Jewish and artistic authenticity wrt Georges Perec's first novel
In my New York Journal of Books review I praise Perec’s first novel as “a fully realized and mature work of fiction.” For a fuller discussion of Portrait of a Man Known as Il Condottiere read my New York Journal of Books review












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