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Hey! This is the only place* you can snag a copy of the 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)
East Village, NYC
(ask for Ben, Tuesdays-Saturdays)

$25 for the CD and a signed hardcover first edition of the book 
$20 for same--if you get a fly haircut ($16) at the shop

* You can also download half of the songs from the CD over at The Rumpus--but it's not the whole compilation.

Past Events


Sunday, December 2, 2012
New York, NY
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker
7:30 PM
$12 advance/$15 door
Tickets HERE

Book Release Party & Concert(ish) with Hem, Rick Moody and The Wingdale Community Singers, Dynasty Handbag, and Geo Wyeth


Tuesday, December 4, 2012
New York, NY
Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen
7 PM

Reading from Real Man Adventures, plus some Hippity-Hop music (by Soce, the Elemental Wizard), and Surprise Special Guest Appearances


Saturday, December 15, 2012
Atlanta, GA
Star Bar
437 Moreland Ave.
8 PM
$10 advance/$12 at door
* Buy a copy of Real Man Adventures in advance from Charis Books, and get a $5 ticket to the show!*

Tall Tales & Real Man Adventures! Music, Words and Performance with AMY RAY and Scott Turner Schofield.


Thursday, January 17, 2013
Nashville, TN
Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike
6:30 PM

Reading with musical guest Peg Hambright


Saturday, January 19, 2013
Asheville, NC
Malaprop's Bookstore
55 Haywood St
7 PM

Reading, with music by Peg Hambright (of the Judy Bats)
& Very Special Guest:


Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Diesel Bookstore
225 26th St. (Brentwood)
7 PM

Reading, *with Special Guest Stars*


Thursday, January 31, 2013
Los Angeles, CA (Pasadena)
Vroman's Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
7 PM

Reading (with special musical guest stars)


Sunday, February 3, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Rockwell Table and Stage
1714 N. Vermont Ave
3 PM

Gospel Brunch featuring the lovely and talented Our Lady J
*and special guest*


Wednesday, February 6, 2013
San Francisco, CA
RADAR Reading Series
SF Public Library (Latino Reading Room)
100 Larkin St
6 PM

Hosted by Michelle Tea


Thursday, February 7, 2013
San Francisco, CA
998 Valencia St.
7 PM
(sponsored by City Lights)

Reading and Music (featuring Thunderegg & special guest)


Thursday, March 7, 2013
Knoxville, TN
Laurel Theater
1538 Laurel Ave (@ 16th)
7 PM

Knoxville Writers' Guild Reading/Discussion


Monday, March 11, 2013
Knoxville, TN
University of Tennessee, Hodges Library
1015 Volunteer Blvd. 
7 PM

Writers in the Library Reading/Discussion

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Sunday, November 18, 2012
Miami, FL
Miami Dade College (Wolfson Campus)
Bldg. 8, Room 8502
3:30 PM

Miami Book Fair International: Reading, Q&A, Book Signing


Poets & Writers City Guide: NYC
by T Cooper


The Beaufort Diaries animated short is an
Official Selection of the New Orleans Film Festival 2011
TBA: October 2011


The Beaufort Diaries animated short is an
Official Selection of the Tribeca Film Festival 2011
New York Premiere: Sunday, April 24


The Beaufort Diaries short was also an
Official Selection of the South By Southwest Film Festival
World Premiere: Sunday, March 13


"The Polar Bear Express" (March 11, 2011)
The Austin Chronicle Interview w/T Cooper in advance of SXSW


The Los Angeles Times Jacket Copy: T Cooper on The Odyssey