Author Bio


Lujira Cooper is a New Yorker. She grew up in Rockaway Beach and attended Far Rockaway High School. In her twenty-plus years of writing, she has authored one book, Theft of Trust, and is currently working on two others in the Theft series along with a paranormal futuristic story called Kharizma: Planet of Peace. On special occasions, she writes poetry and has read her poems at SAGE midtown honoring the National Day of Transgender Remembrance. For this day, her poems are: I Did Not Choose My Life which SAGE printed for the November 2016 calendar and Ascension and We Unite for International Women’s Day March 2017.

She received an Honorable mention in Writer’s Digest Short Story competition in 2016. Dig Deep, the New York Writer’s Coalition online magazine published The Abduction.

Currently, she’s pursuing her BA in English with a focus on Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University.

When she’s not writing, she volunteers at SAGE midtown’s cyber center and sits on its Advisory Council. In May, she will be facilitating a writing group at SAGE Bronx. She’s on the Board of Trustees for the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture and is a member and liaison to Brooklyn Writers an outgrowth of the society’s Ethical Action Committee.

Her other interests include adult coloring books, photography, and spirited discussions on events affecting women.