Hey there! My name is Taralei Griffin. I am a freelance writer & photographer, currently living and working in the greater St. Louis metro area.

Here are some examples of my work that potential publishers will appreciate:

November 2019
Penny For Your Thoughts
Feature piece on Penny Bonacorsi, owner and chef at Don & Penny’s, a mainstay in downtown Alton.
Published by AdVantage News on Nov. 12 (online) & Nov. 15 (print).

September 2019
Two Decades Of Delicious
Feature piece on Carver’s BBQ celebrating its 20th Anniversary.
Published by AdVantage News on Sept. 23 (online) & Sept. 27 (print).

August 2019
Of The Water
An excerpt from my forthcoming travel memoir, THE GREAT MEANDER.

December 2018
Salsa, Goats, & Empanadas
A fun article about Nashville’s only Colombian food truck.

July 2018
Feeling You, Baby
An exclusive interview with Nashville pop musician, Myylo, and a review of his new single, “Be My Baby.”

June 2018
Could This Illinois City Be The Next Flint?
An ongoing investigation into the corruption within Harvey, Illinois’ government.

February 2017
Melodize The Zeitgeist
An article about Nashville multi-instrumentalist, Spazz Cardigan.

June 2016
#BernieOrBust Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down
A video created with Eric Byler of TYT Politics on the Bernie or Bust movement.

My resume can be viewed on LinkedIn and references are available upon request! You can find more information about me by clicking here. Feel free to email me with any questions at TaraleiWrites@gmail.com

I hope to be speaking and writing with you soon!