Poetry. MORMON BOY by Seth Brady Tucker is one of the winners of the Elixir Press 11th Annual Poetry Awards. David Kirby has this to say about it: "A young man goes to a desert war, somehow returns with body and mind intact, and begins to write poems about his experiences. Will they be raw, brutal, all but impossible to read? Actually, no. Seth Tucker looks into the abyss, but it's a 'pretty abyss,' as one of these poems says, because life rendered with feeling is always beautiful. Tucker embraces his subject but transcends it; a pleasure to read, these poems show poets how great poems are written."
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About the Author
eth Brady Tucker holds degrees from San Francisco State University, Northern Arizona University, and the Florida State University. Seth has been a scholar at the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, a collegiate basketball player, and a paratrooper with the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division. He has been nominated for a number of awards, including the Pushcart Prize, and his poetry and fiction is forthcoming or has appeared in the Connecticut Review, Antioch Review, Indiana Review, Rosebud, North American Review, Witness, Rhino, Southern Poetry Review, Crab Orchard Review, among many other journals and anthologies. MORMON BOY is his first book.
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