WRITER, LIBRARIAN, FOSTER & BIO MOM, MAKER OF FEISTY FEMINIST BEACH READS


HAYLEY DEROCHE holds an MLS from the University of North Texas, and a BA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her work has appeared in McSweeney's as well as various websites and literary publications such as, but definitely not limited to, the zine she published between babysitting jobs and piano lessons. She also interned with PostSecret.com and Blackbird literary journal, hosted and produced the World's Okayest Moms podcast, was a regular columnist for RVANews.com, and blogger for LatchedMama.com. In her "spare" time she is a librarian, a foster and bio mom, and an all-around Leslie Knope wannabe in Farmville, Virginia. In her “spare” time she runs the Unruly Retreat, a free writing retreat for moms and caregivers on her farm. Her debut novel, HELLO LOVELIES! is forthcoming from Audible.