About the Author

Alyssa Cooper is a Canadian author, poet and spoken word artist, currently living in Kingston Ontario with her partner, two cats, and a Boston Terrier.

First published in 2008, Alyssa is the author of two traditionally published novels — Salvation and Benjamin — and two poetry collections, Cold Breath of Life and Unlike Icarus. In 2014, she began to dabble in self-publishing, releasing a short story collection, Whispers, and a young adult novel, The Witches of Armour Hill. Her poetry and short fiction has been included in over fifty publications, from limited-run zines, to respected literary journals, to trade anthologies. An active spoken word performer, she has performed at festivals, conferences, and special events from Gananoque to Toronto.

Alyssa's store is filled with paperback editions of her novels and collections, as well as chapbook editions of short stories that can't be found anywhere else. Follow her on social media to get notifications of local performances!

Alyssa is found tucked into other various corners of the internet: