Memye Curtis Tucker


Decatur, GA
Georgia US

Author's Bio

Ph.D. in English Literature, Emory University; M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University; B.A. in English, Agnes Scott College

Publications & Prizes

Inspired Georgia (University of Georgia Press, 2016)
Stone, River, Sky (Negative Capability Press, 2015)
The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume V: Georgia (Texas Review Press, 2013)
Buck & Wing (Shenandoah, 2000)
What Have You Lost? (Greenwillow Books, 1999)
Like a Summer Peach (Papier Mache Press, 1996)
Light Year '87 (Bits Press, 1986)
The Watchers (Ohio University Press, 1998)
Holding Patterns (Poetry Atlanta Press, 1988)
A Net to Hold the Wind (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2019)
Storm Line (Palanquin Press, 1998)
Admit One (State Street Press, 1998)
Holding Patterns (Poetry Atlanta Press, 1988)
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Prizes won: 

 The Hollis Summers Poetry Prize, Ohio University Press

The "Book All Georgians Should Read" Citation, Georgia Center for the Book

The Georgia Poetry Circuit Prize

The State Street Press Prize

The Palamquin Press Prize

The Callanwolde Poetry Prize

The Armitage Award

The Chattahoochee Review Poetry Prize

Distinguished Alumna Writer Award, Agnes Scott College

Lifetime Achievement Award, The Georgia Writers Association

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Atlanta, GA
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Atlanta, GA
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Last update: Nov 09, 2019