Image etched by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, Paris 1742–1795 Paris)
Russian-American poet, Stella Hayes is the author of poetry collection One Strange Country (What Books Press, forthcoming in 2020). She grew up in an agricultural town outside of Kiev, Ukraine and Los Angeles. She earned a creative writing degree at University of Southern California. Her work has appeared in Prelude, The Indianapolis Review and Spillway, among others.
Starting Late – Reflections on becoming a Writer
The author shares her reflections on becoming a writer and the tussle between self-publishing and traditional publishing.