Ricky Tucker

Ricky Tucker is a writer, educator, and culture critic based in NYC. He has written for the Paris Review, Tenth Magazine, Literary Hub, and Public Seminar, among others, and has performed for reading series including the Moth Grand SLAM, Sister Spit, Born: Free, and Spark London. His LA Times best-selling debut, And the Category Is . . . : Inside New York’s Vogue, House, and Ballroom Community, was chosen by Pitchfork as one of its 15 Best Music Books of 2022, and was a finalist for the 2023 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ+ Nonfiction.

Ricky Tucker

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