2017 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Short Story (Fiction)
2017 Midland Authors Award Winner in Adult Fiction
2017 Michigan Notable Book
Poets and Writers "5 Over 50" in 2016
2017 Eric Hoffer da Vinici Eye Award for cover design
2016 Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award Finalist
"Every once in a while you read a book and it blows you away. Know the Mother was that for me."
Marianne Williamson, New York Times bestselling author of Tears to Triumph and A Woman's Worth
"Each one of these short-short stories is as full of excitement, triumphs and losses as a movie or novel; but, as easy to swallow and as satisfying as bonbons. Desiree Cooper shines a brilliant light on the everyday, on the little things as real, and as unexpected, as the opening of our hearts."
Toi Derricotte, The Undertaker’s Daughter and The Black Notebooks