Poetry offers us the capacity to carry in us and express the contradictory impulses that make us human.

—Kwame Dawes, Academy of American Poets Chancellor (2018- )
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Austin Tucker

Austin Tucker, Development Coordinator, has worked within literacy and nonprofit communities since 2017. Before joining the Academy of American Poets, he worked at Children’s Literacy Initiative in Philadelphia where he supported literacy programs that helped under-resourced classrooms get the instructional support they needed to create stronger readers. He received his MFA in poetry from Rutgers University-Camden.

 

Austin Tucker