Lisa Hayes-Minney is a writer, publisher, gardener, creator, book lover. She teaches speech and writing as an adjunct college professor, and serves as a Librarian at Gilmer Public Library.
Lisa is the owner of Stumptown Publishing, LLC. For over ten years, served as editor and publisher of Two-Lane Livin’ Magazine, in which she also penned a regular column.
Lisa’s writing has also appeared in Entropy Magazine, GreenPrints Magazine, Wonderful West Virginia Magazine, The Trillium, The Hur Herald, and other publications. She spent time as a news reporter for The Calhoun Chronicle, and as an AmeriCorps volunteer in the West Virginia Farm to School program.
Lisa holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from West Virginia Wesleyan College. She also has degrees in Liberal Arts, English, and Journalism and multiple certificates relating to library science. She serves as the coordinator of the Friendly Fonts Writer’s Group, and designs writing workshops and retreats at unique locations in the central West Virginia region.
Lisa and her husband, Frank, live on a secluded farm with a lazy beagle, a killer cat, and several free-range hens.