Headshot of Joyce Hayden.
Joyce Hayden

Joyce is a former university writing professor. An advocate for underserved populations, Joyce has also led generative writing groups for battered women, teens at risk and survivors of abuse. She continues to facilitate online writing classes and has taught a weekly Ekphrastic writing class for over two years. She recently finished her memoir, The Out of Body Girl, which tells the story of her childhood with Dissociative Disorder as well as the escape from an abusive partner. Her work appears in Al Jazeera English, The Yellow Arrow Journal, Manifest Station, and many other publications.