Rand Richards Cooper
Poetics Essay

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Rand Richards Cooper is the author of a novel, The Last to Go, and a story collection, Big As Life. His fiction has appeared in Harper’s, The Atlantic, Esquire, and many other magazines. A longtime writer for Bon Appétit, Rand lives in Hartford, CT, with his wife, Molly, and daughter, Larkin, and writes a column about fatherhood, “Dad on a Lark,” at www.wondertime.com.