Writer’s Conferences

MJ Hayes expands her writing talents by attending writers conferences throughout the year.

Jillian Sullivan

MJ with New Zealand Author Jillian Sullivan who wrote A  Guide to Creating which received an Honorable Mention at the London Book Festival in 2014. She was the mentor at Highlights Magazine.


Larry Rosler

Larry Rosler from Boyds Mills Publishing Company.



Author Suzanne Bloom wrote A Splendid Friend, Indeed which was selected as a Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor Book by the American Library Association. Local  author MJ Hayes had Suzanne as a mentor at Highlights Foundation week of June 21 to June 27, 2015.


EllenYeoman, author of Jubilee, MJ, Suzanne Bloom, author of many books.

Ellen Yeoman, MJ, and Suzanne Bloom at Writing from the Heart 2015 Conference.



Highlights Magazine

Andrea, MJ, Eileen Robinson (Revision Instructor)