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Word of South 2021

Ken Tucker

Ken Tucker reviews rock, country, hip-hop and pop music for National Public Radio’s Fresh Air. A cultural critic, he has been the editor-at-large at Entertainment Weekly and a film critic for New York Magazine. His work has won two National Magazine Awards and two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards. He has written book reviews for The New York Times Book Review and other publications. Tucker is the author of Scarface Nation: The Ultimate Gangster Movie and Kissing Bill O’Reilly, Roasting Miss Piggy: 100 Things to Love and Hate About Television. He’ll interview the poet Barbara Hamby at this year’s Word of South.