Tucker Reed

 
Tucker Reed has been recognized on the national level for her essays, short stories and fiction. Reed, along with her mother Kelly Moore and younger sister Larkin Reed, co-authored Amber House, the first installment of the Amber House trilogy, which was released by Scholastic's Arthur A. Levine Books imprint in October 2012.  Reed is also co-author for the series' forthcoming titles Neverwas and Otherwhen.
 
A self-identified sexual assault survivor, Reed also authors the blog "Covered In Band-Aids," a collection of essays exploring "the assaulted woman’s life before, during and after her assault." Initially anonymous, Reed identified herself and her alleged attacker in a post on February 23, 2013.
 
In addition to her writing, Reed is a women's rights and anti-rape activist. She co-founded and serves as co-director of the Student Coalition Against Rape (SCAR) advocacy group at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.