Ned Hayes is the author of the novel Coeur d’Alene Waters and the new historical novel Sinful Folk, a novel set in the 14th century.
Hayes is a journalist and writer whose work has appeared broadly in magazines, literary journals, and anthology collections. Hayes regularly speaks and teaches at universities in the Pacific Northwest. Born in China, he grew up bi-lingually, speaking both Mandarin and English. Hayes holds graduate degrees in English and Theology.
He is a candidate for an MFA through the Rainier Writing Workshop. He lives with his family in Olympia, Washington.