We Deserve the Gods We Ask For

We Deserve the Gods We Ask For

by Seth Brady Tucker

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We Deserve the Gods We Ask For by Seth Brady Tucker

Winner of the 2013 Gival Press Poetry Award / "Whether he is speaking of (as) Wile E. Coyote metaphorically, or speaking as a man who jumped out of airplanes (not for fun) and fired and was fired upon, or when he is speaking his remarkable love poems, you know you are hearing (I'm purposefully using 'speaking' and 'hearing' instead of writing and reading) something authentic, and true."--Thomas Lux, author of God Particles and Split Horizon / "Bravo to this poet, who tells us so nonchalantly it is: 'God here. As in big G God. As in, listen up.' Listen up. Read this book."--Dorothea Lasky, author of ROME / "This book is nothing less than amazing!"--CAConrad, author of ECODEVIANCE

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781928589938
Publisher: Gival Press
Publication date: 10/01/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

Seth Brady Tucker�s first book won the 2011 Elixir Press Editor�s Poetry Prize (Mormon Boy, 2012), and was a finalist for the 2013 Colorado Book Award. He is a former Carol Houck Smith Scholar at Bread Loaf, and a Tennessee Williams Scholar at Sewanee, as well as the winner of the Bevel Summers Fiction Award from Shenandoah. His writing has appeared in various journals, most recently in the Iowa Review, Chattahoochee Review, Poetry Northwest, Verse Daily, Indiana Review, and Pleiades. He has graduate degrees from Northern Arizona University and Florida State University (PhD), and was a paratrooper with the Army�s 82nd Airborne Division in another life. He is originally from Lander, Wyoming, and teaches at the Lighthouse Writers� Workshop in Denver and at the Colorado School of Mines in the Liberal Arts Department.

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We Deserve the Gods We Ask For 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I generally don't pick up much poetry, but this has heart and I kept coming back to many of the poems.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago