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Pati speaks at schools, libraries, conferences-anywhere people want to learn about writing. She speaks to all ages, tailoring her presentations to the specific audience. Pati discusses the writing process, her published works, and those in progress;  facilitates writing workshops geared to writing fiction and memoirs; and leads creative visualizations specifically tailored to writers and illlustrators.  For scheduling, pricing and more information about the programs she offers: 


One-Day Writers' Conference


Pati Hailey will be facilitating a creative visualization workshop aimed to help solve story problems at a free writing conference at the Southwest Oklahoma City Library. The conference will feature keynote speaker Sonia Gensler, award-winning author of The Revenant, The Dark Between and Ghostlight. Other workshop offerings include Elements of a Query, 1st Page Critiques, Self-Publishing and much more. Speakers include Kim Ventrella, author of The Skeleton Tree, Pati Hailey, author of Te Ata and more to come.


The conference is Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 4:15 PM at Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library. Registration opens 4/7/2016 after 9 AM.


Writing Children's Non-Fiction.


Join a panel of published authors for a discussion over writing children's non-fiction. The panel members include Pati Hailey, Gwendolyn Hooks, Jane McKellips and Amy Stephens. The class is offered free of charge, but registration is requested. Teens ages 12 and up and adults are welcome!


The class will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8 at the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library.



 Iconic Okies  Local authors chronicle the storied lives of famous                                                 Oklahomans by Amy Dee Stephens           

Pati and the other authors of the I Am Oklahoma Children's Series were featured on pages 28-29 in the January 2016 issue of OUTLOOK Edmond & North OKC, A Direct-Mail Magazine with a Heart for Local Stories. 


SCBWI Oklahoma Fall Retreat: Fan the Spark

Pati will be facilitating a creative visualization workshop in Novel Track of the conference. 


The conference is October 9-10, 2015 in Stroud, Oklahoma. 


Tuesday Session 4 from 3:30-4:15 (autographing books immediately following)

I AM OKLAHOMA--A New Biography Series Featuring Famous Oklahomans on a 3rd-4th Grade Reading Level

  • Darleen Bailey Beard, Author, Oklahoma Heritage Association

  • Gwendolyn Hooks, Author, Oklahoma Heritage Association

  • Cheryl Schuermann, Author, Oklahoma Heritage Association

  • Jane McKellips, Author, Oklahoma Heritage Association

  • Pati Hailey, Author, Oklahoma Heritage Association


I AM OKLAHOMA – Pati Hailey – Interviews with Authors Behind the Series
   SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 ~ valerie r lawson blog

Pati Hailey

Author, Editor, Speaker
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