C. A. Cooke lives in Connecticut with his wife and children. He began writing at a very young age and was writing stories for family and friends throughout his childhood. He completed his first novel at the age of thirteen.

C. A. is a graduate of both the Institute of Children's Literature Writing for Children and Teenagers course as well as Southern New Hampshire University's undergraduate Creative Writing and English program, with a focus on fiction. He is a member of the international English honor society, Sigma Tau Delta, as well as The National Society of Leadership and Success (Alpha Sigma Pi).

C. A. trained as Kamana naturalist through the Wilderness Awareness School and has studied a host of disciplines including martial arts, studied emergency medicine, photography, trailcraft, archery, metalsmithing, jewelry-making, computer programming, printmaking, linguistics and languages, and world religion and cultures, all of which he uses to enhance the realism of his work.

His first published novel, Dragonfaerie (The Guardians of Enoch, Book I), was released in 2010 by Reliquary Press, with a second edition published by Tate Publishing in 2013. The third edition is due for release in December.