Tucker is a writer who seeks adventure. He’s lived in NYC, the Deep South, Oregon, Ecuador, Mongolia for two years in the Gobi Desert as a Peace Corps Volunteer, and on a ship in college that stopped in nine countries. His life was forged by the Rocky Mountain West trifecta: Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado. He has a BA in English earned at Colorado State and an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Alabama. His resume includes an anti-boredom specialist for seriously ill children in hospitals in NY & NJ, a reporter for Alabama Public Radio, an English and writing teacher, a pandemic delivery driver.
Books and storytelling play a visceral role in Tucker’s life. He is an avid writer of fiction, non-fiction, and sometimes journalism. He is currently at work on a book about his mother and diabetes. He celebrates bicycles, libraries, coffee, and charcuterie. He lives happily with his splendid partner, Meg and a jungle cat, Stella.Tucker-Legerski-Resume_August-2022