Connotation Press is featuring an interview with Cooper and his short story “Vacant” in their March 2016 issue. Delving into the inspiration for “Vacant”, which is about infidelity and why men and women choose to cheat in a marriage, Fiction Editor Karen Stefano also explores other aspects of Cooper’s writing habits and views in the interview. The short story appears in its entirety following the interview.
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