About Katrina Hays

Katrina Hays is a graduate of the Rainier Writer's Workshop low-residency MFA program at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. She has published her work in Sea Stories Journal and Verseweavers, winning in the Poet's Choice category of their spring 2008 contest.

An Essay and a Poem

Love And Hate On Night Watch By Katrina Hays Originally published in Sea Stories Journal, Winter 2008 Offshore sailors have ridiculous and sublime ways to spend their time. One of these exercises in necessity and boredom is the night watch. I both adore and despise night watch. There is no middle ground here. Being awake … Continue reading

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Interview with Writer Katrina Hays

I met Katrina Hays this past summer at Pacific Lutheran University’s Rainier Writers’ Writing Workshop’s (RWW) graduation day discussions and ceremony. I was there to talk about how students in the graduate low-residency writing program could choose to work on Writing It Real articles to meet a required “outside experience.” Last year, Tarn Wilson from … Continue reading

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