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Jim Morrison

Img6.jpgJim Morrison has flown barrel rolls with the Navy's Blue Angels (he didn't barf), climbed and slept overnight in a 243-foot-tall redwood (he didn't fall), and gone one-on-one with Muhammad Ali (he didn't flinch).


His award-winning stories have appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, Private Clubs, This Old House, National Wildlife, Pacific Standard, George, Context, Planning,  Family PC, Good Housekeeping, Playboy, Biography, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, Utne Reader, Southwest Spirit, the magazine of Southwest Airlines, and American Way, the magazine of American Airlines, among others.  A regularly updated portfolio can be found on Contently. He is a regular contributor to Smithsonian.com.


From July 2001 until June 2003, he was president of The American Society of Journalists and Authors, a trade association of 1,300 nonfiction freelance writers. He lives in Norfolk, Virginia, where he is the host of North Shore Point House Concerts, which features some of the best songwriters around. Email him at jim@jmwriter.com


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