The Craig Fahle Show

Desiree Cooper Guest Hosts the Craig Fahle Show Today

Desiree Cooper is guest hosting the Craig Fahle Show today. Talented in a variety of mediums, Cooper is a former co-host of the radio program Weekend America, as well as a writer twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has won journalism awards from Radcliffe College, Planned Parenthood, the Michigan Press Association and the Society for Professional Journalists. She is a frequent commentator for National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered" and was featured in an A&E series. An aspiring fiction writer, she has also won several national prizes for her fiction. Cooper obtained her law degree from the University of Virginia in 1984. Her columns often explore the intricacies of race, class and gender, and how embracing difference can lead to understanding.

Before we get to all the interesting people that she's booked for the Craig Fahle Show, WDET's Amy Miller sits down with Cooper to talk about some of her past and current work.

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Desiree Cooper