Richard Nordquist is an American author. His works include Writing Exercises and Passages: A Writer's Guide—both "grammar and composition textbooks for college freshmen". Nordquist holds various degrees, including a "doctorate in English and rhetoric from the University of Georgia."
Since 1976, Nordquist "has taught English composition, rhetoric, business communication, creative nonfiction, and literature to several thousand students" at the graduate and undergraduate level. Since 2006, Nordquist has served as the "Guide to Grammar and Composition" at the website About.com.
- About.com (2011). "Richard Nordquist". About.com. New York Times Company. Retrieved 10 June 2011.