I'm Sun Cooper, a writer, editor, and literary consultant from the prairies of Oklahoma. I migrate along a deep map – studying cultures, literature, history; forging friendships of books and museums and people; deepening my spiritual practice; schooling my son and making citizenship of the wide world. I've lived in a sea captain's house and spent summers in England, Mexico, and Hungary. My son and I have lived on a horse farm and traveled in a vintage eco-renovated Airstream, visiting National Parks and studying historic places from our hometown to the West coast, a place we love so much we've adopted it as our second home. I regularly attend a writer's residency by the Pacific, working on literary projects featuring international women writers, advocates, and artists.  

I have a B.A. in English Lit, Harvard studies in Modern Masterpieces of World Literature, and over 18 years experience in the writing & publishing world. I've volunteered with reading advocacy groups, such as the YMCA, and anti-human trafficking agencies and safe houses, such as Hadassah House. I'm a member of the Certified Professional Writers and Editors, Reedsy, The Shakespeare Fellowship, a regular contributor to literary and travel magazines, an internationally published poet, consulting editor with My Two Cents Editing, editor of digital Waves, and Blackbird Fellow and consultant with the non-profit A Room of Her Own Foundation.

With my amalgamation of Cherokee, French, Basque and American West ancestry, I identify as a woman, mother, writer, educator, and sojourner who asks for the wisdom of ancient paths while pioneering her own.

 



“Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will."

– Book of Jeremiah


“Be eternally and unswervingly loyal to the story, means no less than, Be loyal to life, don't create fiction but accept what life is giving you, show yourself worthy of whatever it may be by recollecting and pondering over it, thus repeating it in imagination; this is the way to remain alive. And to live in the sense of being fully alive had early been and remained to the end her only aim and desire. 'My life, I will not let you go except you bless me, but then I will let you go.'" - Isak Dinesen, Daguerreotypes and Other Essays

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