Taylor Riley is a writer and journalist living in Louisville, Kentucky. She is formerly a news producer and features writer at the Louisville Courier Journal and the editor at a weekly newspaper. She is now a full-time freelance journalist and English professor. She received her MFA from Spalding University in May 2019. Taylor is an award-winning journalist and photographer whose work has been published by Refinery 29, USA TODAY, Associated Press, The Santa Fe Literary Review, Eckleburg Review, The Write Launch Riggwelter Press, as well as other national and international publications.