Jason L Yurcic

Jason Yurcic was born in Santa Fe while his father was in prison. Soon after his release, his father was brutally murdered in a street fight. Yurcic grew up in Albuquerque with his grandfather, avoided a threatened jail sentence, and became a professional boxer at age twenty-three. Jimmy Santiago Baca helped mentor him in the writing of poetry. Currently, Jason conducts poetry workshops for prisons, schools, and colleges. His first play, "The Little Ghost", was staged in June 2008 at the Santa...See more

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