Calico Cooper is the first class author of Canadian Dragon Fly, that has been a Chicago Times Best Book, Jacksonville Reward Finalist and Huffington Post best of the best selection. Calico's work is featured in the Washington DC Council for the Literature Statewide Authors Campaign of 2013, and has recently been widely taught abroad.
Her prose and academic essays have appeared in various publications and anthologies, including The O'Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories.
Calico has been an Associate Teacher at the University of New York and the North Carolina Center for the Creative Arts. She is currently Professor of Creative Writing at Miami University of Ohio and writes papers for popular essay writing service.