Recent News

NY TIMES STYLE

January 24, 2017

Check out the New York Times on CHANGERS, Empathy in YA Literature, and authors T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper. Link to full story HERE.

“Man Made” Documentary

December 18, 2016

T Cooper is directing a feature-length documentary, Man Made, which is currently in post-production. Watch an early trailer and read all about it HERE.

Changers headed to TV!

January 26, 2016

Lionsgate TV and Superb Entertainment have optioned CHANGERS for television, with authors T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper to write the series. Check it out in DEADLINE.

The Guardian

T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper on Identity, and ticking the box that says “Other” in The Guardian

Oprah Magazine

October 7, 2015

T Cooper on Women, Men and Sex in O: The Oprah Magazine (October 2015 issue).

T Cooper on ATL Rapper Tyler Gartzman

March 4, 2015

T Cooper spends some time in the studio with up & coming Atlanta rapper Tyler Gartzman, whose new video “Since ’06” features Trinidad James and is produced by 808 Mafia’s Chris Fre$h.

Read the full story on THE RUMPUS.

Esquire Magazine

April 2, 2015

T Cooper on Women & Men in a special section in Esquire Magazine (April 2015). Check out T’s take on “Crazy Bitch” HERE.

T on Public Radio

February 26, 2015

PRX, Public Radio Exchange offers “Separation of Church and Coffee,” T Cooper’s exploration of 21st Century Christianity through the lens of… coffee:

LISTEN HERE

On the radio… T Cooper does Coffee & Christ

December 21, 2014

In this new radio segment, T Cooper explores the Christian coffee shop phenomenon in the famously bible-minded city of Knoxville, Tennessee. Stream or download for free on iTunes here:

SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND COFFEE (Podcast HERE)

Doing The Hard Work Of Becoming A ‘Real Man’

November 2, 2014

Poet/journalist Saeed Jones discusses masculinity and T Cooper’s Real Man Adventures on NPR’s All Things Considered.
(Part of an NPR special series on men in America)
LISTEN TO THE STORY HERE.

Radio Interview w/T Cooper on MikeyPod

January 8, 2015

Here’s a fun, free-form conversation between T and musician Michael Harren, about a lot of things. Check it out HERE:

MIKEYPOD 176 / AUTHOR T COOPER

Or listen to the podcast right now here.

T Cooper on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live

September 25, 2014

Change the World

December 8, 2014

These 48 Trans Women and Men Changed the World

Check out T Cooper’s portrait in the Transtextuality (Senate Bill 48) series by painter Katie Herzog, which was recently acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

The PEN Ten with T Cooper

September 17, 2014

The PEN Ten is PEN America’s biweekly interview series (curated by Lauren Cerand).
READ THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE.

CHANGERS Book One in the NYTBR

January 8, 2015

Check out The New York Times Book Review on YA novel CHANGERS BOOK ONE: DREW by T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper.

LINK TO REVIEW HERE

T Cooper interviewed on KVSF 101.5

September 25, 2014

Author T Cooper Discusses Changers Book One: Drew on the “Julia Goldberg Show” (KVSF 101.5, The Voice of Santa Fe).
LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE.

Ben’s Barbers

August 4, 2014

There’s still one place on Earth where you can snag an actual LIMITED-EDITION Real Man Adventures CD, featuring 18 songs inspired by various chapters of the book (by artists like Hem, The Julie Ruin, Rick Moody, Dynasty Handbag, Chris Pureka, Scott Miller, Geo Wyeth, Scott McCloud, Katastrophe and more):

Ben’s Barbers
217 Avenue A (bet 13th & 14th) in The East Village, New York City
(ask for Ben, Tuesdays-Saturdays)

$25 for the CD and a signed hardcover first edition
$20 for same–if you get a fly haircut ($16)

* You can also DOWNLOAD for FREE half of the songs from the CD over at The Rumpus–but it’s not the whole compilation.