Maggie Cooper


Maggie Cooper, Writer

Member Info

Joined: June 23, 2017
Last Visited: July 29, 2020

Writer Team

Write-a-Thon Team: Werejellies

Writer Bio

I'm a speculative (and other!) fiction writer who's all about hedge mazes, queer love, and found forms. My role models include Clarion superstars Carmen Maria Machado and Kelly Link as well as Aimee Bender, Steven Millhauser, and Sarah Waters. My fiction has appeared in Inch, Ninth Letter, and The Rumpus, and my favorite non-writing activities include cooking and baking, visiting bookstores, and drinking tea.

Writing Style

"For someone who seems to be so happy and normal, you can definitely channel your inner oddball." --my mom

Writing Goal

I'm going for 120 longhand pages—in the form of 4 pagaes/day, five days/week over the course of the Write-a-thon. I'm also setting an additional goal of making at least one submission a week!

Fundraising Goal

I'm participating in Write-a-thon 2020 because I believe in the work Clarion does to provide opportunity & access to new voices, particularly non-white writers, queer writers, and writers without significant financial resources.

writing goal:
120 pages


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