Breakthrough: the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle by Thea Cooper and Arthur Ainsberg

Thea Cooper is a writer, editor, and teacher.  She wrote her first poem in second grade and has been writing ever since. 

Throughout her professional career Thea has applied her love of language and narrative structure to a range of environments, from higher education to corporate communications, creating effective, audience-centric communications and strategies in both the profit and nonprofit sectors.  Her specialty is synthesizing complex or esoteric content and identifying an organic narrative structure within bodies of information.  She has worked in print, spoken word presentation, and online. 

Thea has a B.A. in English from Bard College and an M.F.A. in playwriting from the Iowa Playwrights Workshop at the University of Iowa.  Her plays have been produced in theaters and festivals across the country. 

She lives in Seattle.