Richard J. Alley

A freelance writer since 2008, Richard’s work has appeared in The Memphis Daily News, Memphis Magazine, Oxford American, The Memphis Flyer, River Times Magazine, Rhodes Magazine and MBQ magazine among others, and in syndication through the Associated Press and Scripps Howard News Service. He is the author of the weekly parenting column, “Because I Said So,” in The Commercial Appeal and was a contributor to the book Memphians (Nautilus Publishing). He won the 2013 Silver Award for profile feature writing from the Parenting Media Association Editorial & Design Awards. Richard is a native of Memphis where he lives with his wife and four children. Contact Richard.

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