Melissa Tuckey

Melissa Tuckey is an award winning poet and author of the book Tenuous Chapel. She’s a co-founder of the national poetry organization Split This Rock. You can read more of her writings at New Yorkers can sign the anti-fracking pledge at

Articles by this author

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Neighbors Don’t Let Neighbors Frack
All my life, I’ve been a good citizen. I vote. I volunteer. I know my neighbors. Moreover, I take care of my property. I garden. I make jams and jellies to give away for Christmas. In short, I fulfill my obligations as a rural homeowner. Still, there’s one additional step I’ve taken to be a good...
Read more