Biography

Seth Brady Tucker is a poet and fiction writer from Lander, Wyoming.  His first book, “Mormon Boy,” won the 2011 Elixir Press Editor’s Prize, and is a finalist for the 2013 Colorado Book Award. Seth has degrees from San Francisco State University, Northern Arizona University, and Florida State University (PhD), and served as an 82nd Airborne paratrooper in the Gulf.  He teaches at the University of Colorado at Boulder, at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver, and volunteers his time teaching inmates about literature in local prisons. He has been the recipient of a Carol Houck Smith Scholarship from the Breadloaf Writers’ Conference, a Bevel Summers Fiction Prize from Shenandoah, and was a finalist for the Jeff Sharlet Award from the Iowa Review.  Recent work has appeared in the Iowa Review, Verse Daily, Connecticut Review, Chautauqua, storySouth, Chattahoochee Review, Shenandoah, River Styx,Crab Orchard Review, and many other fine journals and anthologies.