I'm a published author of genres ranging from speculative fiction to science fiction. Many of my releases are available online by clicking the titles below. Amongst the long boxes of his comic book collection, aquariums, Union Civil War reenactment gear, and concert posters, Benjamin Cooper concocts his fantastic works of fiction. Having studied creative writing at the University of Iowa, this father residing in Naperville, Illinois aims to open his creative mind to the world through the written word.
A henpecked husband wants to spend some time away from his suffocating wife, but mysterious forces conspire to amplify his guilty conscience.
A short story about the uneasy relationship that is between a young boy and his strange and reclusive grandfather.
A short science fiction piece about Roberto who has trained for years to become a gunner on an interplanetary warship.
Haley is at her ex-boyfriend's bedside as he clings to life in a coma. She's desperate to communicate, riddled with guilt from their rocky relationship.
A poem exhibiting my affinity for nature.
A short but sweet story about a messenger in the French and Indian War.