Ricky Tucker

Creative and insightful senior writer, editor, storyteller and educator with a critical understanding of marketing, literary publishing, entertainment, emerging pedagogical practices, and contemporary art forms.


Lucai productions –  Screen Writer 2017           

+      Scripted and outlined pilot episode of hourlong drama pitched to

Netflix, HBO, Hulu and Showtime.

+      Worked instrumentally as main creative, developing 10-episode arc.

+      Generated overarching themes and in-depth character development.

+      Ensured plot continuity.    

The New School Marketing & Communications – Lead Writer 2015 - present 

+      Generated Copy and key messaging for award winning advertising.

+      Lead and workshopped writers room sessions

+      Edited of long form and short form copy.

+      Creatively concepted international digital and print ad campaigns.

+      Script edited and post-produced work for video campaigns.

+      Ideating, merchandise disruption and takeover initiatives 

 Author/Producer John Reed – Editor/Research Assistant                 2012 - 2014           

+      Time-lined/archived non-fiction book and cultural criticism projects.

+      Curated archived images pertinent to book thesis.

+      Excavated articles and texts for critical data.

+      Worked with publishing houses and literary organizations to secure publication information.  

12th Street Journal – Editor/Online Editor/Art Editor 2011 – 2014

+      Edited submissions for nationally published literary journal.

+      Arranged layouts for print and online journals.

+      Facilitated exhibit reviews, author and artist interviews.

+      Ideated and executed PR campaigns magazine.


How to Write a Manifesto – Teen Vogue Summit 2018

Delve In: a Flash Fiction Workshop – Guttman Community College   2018

Reading Your Work Aloud: Print to Performance – The New School 2015-18

Collaborative Narrative Building – Goldsmiths, University of London 2015


M.A. Creative Writing/Education – Goldsmiths, University of London 2015

B.A. Creative Writing (Fiction) – The New School 2014           


LAMBDA Literary Emerging Writers Fellow  2017

The Moth GrandSLAM Competition, London 2016

Shortlisted for Masters Review Anthology (Non-Fiction) 2015


                            2018            Essay: Double Consciousness for dr.Doctor

                            2016            Interview: Eileen Myles – for LAMBDA Literary

                            2016            Essay: Constant Erasure for Different Skies vol.4

                            2016            Essay: Veronica Was Touch and Go for the Tenth Mag

                            2013            Intervew: Hilton Als on White girls for NBCC Awards

                            2013            Intervew: Beatrice Preciado for the Paris Review