Iver P. Cooper has been an active contributor to Eric Flint's "1632" shared universe, with over 20 short stories and over 40 articles published so far in the online Grantville Gazette (some to be reprinted in Ring of Fire Press ebooks), and another short story in the hardcover anthology Ring of Fire II. His anthology of braided short stories (1636: Seas of Fortune) was published in January 2014 as a trade paperback by Baen and reissued in February 2015 as a mass marker paperback. He has been a panelist at Albacon, Capclave, Balticon, Ravencon and Necronomicon as well as the various 1632 Mini-Cons.
Iver is an intellectual property law attorney with Browdy & Neimark, Washington DC. He has received legal writing awards from the AmericanPatent Law Association, the U.S. Trademark Association, and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, and is the sole author of Biotechnology and the Law, now in its twenty-something edition. In his spare time, such as may exist, he teaches swing and folk dancing, and participates in local photo club competitions. Iver is married, with a son who is a public policy analyst, and a daughter who is a copywriter.