Poet on a mission to make the world a better, more just, humane, and enjoyable planet. Welcome to the website of Jonathan B. Tucker.

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JBT is a writer, educator, performer, poet, curator, program coordinator, and peace activist. Sharing his work at school, theaters, and venues around the world, he has performed in Cape Town, Boston, London, New York City, Stockholm, Seattle, the Kennedy Center, and the South African State Theater. Committed to empowering the next generation of artists and activists, for over 10 years he has been teaching and mentoring young people, creating outstanding opportunities for teenage poets.

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On this site you can find more information about JBT’s journey, read his work, and book him for a visit to your school.