Sunday, June 8, 2008

Alex Raley


Alex is a retired educator living in Columbia, SC. He earned degrees from Troy University, University of South Carolina, and Columbia University. His wife, Arletta, shares his passion for family, friends, church, and literature.

Alex’s poem, “Boxes,” was selected as Best of Issue for Catfish Stew, 2006. His poem, “The Cocked Hat,” was published in The Petigru Review, 2007 “These Old Hands” in 2008 and “Expectation” and “The Encounter” in 2010. In 2010, his poem, “Choices,” received Honorable Mention in the Carrie McCray Memorial Literary Awards. His short stories have also been published in Catfish Stew and The Petigru Review.

2 comments:

marissaburt said...

I'm peeking at the other intros to see what to post, and this made me laugh.

Even better if it's true.

culater said...

I always figured you for a tux kind of guy. Well, are you going to write something? - Hart.