Brenda Cooper

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Interviews on the web

Recent interviews on the web I had two really fun interviews come out recently.  They can be found at: Heidi Ruby Miller’s Pick Six MilSciFi interview relating to my story, “Cracking the Sky” in the No Man’s Land anthology

In an Iron Cage

In an Iron Cage now available at Amazon This is a fun Steampunk anthology from Dark Quest Books.  My story is set in the Yucatan Peninsula, between the two time-lines of Mayan December.  Drop by and pick one up!  This is the ebook version, a print version will be out soon as well.

New Story “Cracking the Sky” Coming out in “No Man’s Land.

“Cracking the Sky” will be out in May in the anthology “No Man’s Land.” This story was inspired by a trip to the Army’s TRADOC Mad Scientist conference last year.  No Man’s Land is a military science fiction anthology written entirely by women.  NEWS:  It can now be pre-ordered at

Mayan December Available for Amazon Pre-Order

Mayan December now available at Amazon What do an ancient shaman, a modern-day scientist, a computer nerd in dreadlocks, and an eleven-year-old girl have in common? Join these adventurers as they traverse the Yucatan peninsula – and time itself – in a search for the meaning of life.  Oh, and for jaguars. Mayan December is […]

Hebras YB announcement

“The Hebras and the Demons and the Damned” picked for Year’s Best SF #16. This is an adventure story set on Fremont, the colony planet that serves as the setting for The Silver Ship and the Sea. I loved writing this story, and I’m really happy that the Hartwell’s liked it for this anthology.

Love and Rockets Sidebar

New Story Available in “Love and Rockets” Love and Rockets is out! This is a fun anthology edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Kerrie Hughes, with one of my stories in it and a number of stories by good friends. “In space, no one can hear you sigh in unrequited love….”

Finding the Way Sidebar Post

New Story Available in “Finding the Way and Other Tales of Valdemar” I’m very pleased to have been included again in a Mercedes Lackey anthology.  Finding the Way and Other Tales of Valdemar includes a story by Mercedes Lackey and Larry Dixon, and there are fourteen other stories by a number of writers.  Mine is […]

My Father’s Singularity to appear in Year’s Best Anthology

My Father’s Singularity to be included in Year’s Best The short story “My Father’s Singularity”  which came out in Clarkesworld earlier this year has been selected as one of the stories for the  popular anthology Year’s Best Science Fiction edited by Gardener Dozois.  The anthology is likely to be available in early 2011.

Analog December, 2010

The Hebras and the Demons and The Damned is now available in the December 2010 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact.  This is the earliest story I’ve published in The Five Worlds milieu.

The Blue Curtain, an Essay I have an original essay in the benefit collection, “Breaking Waves,” now available as an e-book in multiple formats at the Book View Cafe.