Jason Tucker, MFA

Department of English

Phone: 617-305-8273
Fax: 617-573-8703
Email: jwtucker@suffolk.edu
Office Location: 73 Tremont Street, 8th Floor, Room 8057

Fall 2018 Office Hours 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mondays & Wednesdays


  • MFA, Ohio State University
  • BA, University of Montevallo

Research Interests

  • Essays
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Rhetoric and Representation
  • General Humanities
  • Writing Studies
  • Identity in the Southern U.S.

Selected Publications

"All the White People, Anyway: Race, Gender, and Leaving Home in both Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman and My Own Life,"Pleiades,Issue 37.1, forthcoming January 2017.

"A Lonely Place Between Minor Miracles," Prime Number 73, July-Sept. 2015.

"Bodies of Work," Going Om: Real Life Stories On and Off the Yoga Mat, Viva Editions, September 2014.

"The Flying Ladies," Prime Number 43.2, November 2013.

"Here's a Bedtime Story," The Common, October 2013.

"The Least Objectionable Thing," The Southeast Review, Issue 30.2, Fall 2012. (Nominated for the Pushcart Prize; notable essay in The Best American Essays, 2013.)

"Another Thing I Learned from Writing Obituaries," Cream City Review, Fall 2011.

"Bottled Spirits," Waccamaw, Fall 2011. (Nominated for the Pushcart Prize; Sundress Publications' Best of the Net Anthology.)

"Drowning Catfish," River Teeth, Spring 2011. (Finalist for the Pushcart Prize.)

"Kudzu Got Angry," Sweet, January 2009. (Nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Dzanc Books' Best of the Web Anthology.)

"It's More Than Raining," AWP Online, March 2007.

Courses Taught

WRI-101 First-Year Writing I
WRI-102 First-Year Writing II
SBS-220 Business Writing
CI-H161 Making History: Public Memory in the Digital Age