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AUTHOR: Neely Tucker

Neely Tucker is a writer-editor in the Library’s Office of Communications. He manages the Library of Congress blog and writes for LCM, the Library’s magazine. Before joining the Library in 2019, he spent 17 years at The Washington Post, primarily as a roving national reporter based in the Style section. He was a foreign correspondent for the Detroit Free Press for most of the 1990s, working in more than 60 countries or territories in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In between, he has written a memoir, three novels and taught narrative non-fiction at American University and Mississippi State University. A Mississippi native, he split his college years between Mississippi State and the University of Mississippi, graduating magna cum laude from the latter with a B.A. in journalism.

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