We eagerly anticipate the publication of David Tucker's Traffic Jam Songs.
David Tucker is the author of two collections of poetry. His book, Late for Work, published by Houghton Mifflin in 2006, won the Bakeless Poetry Prize, selected by Philip Levine who wrote the foreword. He is also the author of Days When Nothing Happens, which won a national chapbook contest from Slapering Hol Press. He is the recipient of a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, selected by Donald Hall. His work has appeared in such journals as Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, Southern Humanities Review, and The Mississippi Review. His work has also been featured in Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry and on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac. A newspaper editor for more than 25 years for the Newark Star-Ledger newspaper, he was part of the team that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting. He lives in New Jersey.