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Hello! I’m Hailey.

I'm a writer, designer, and curious traveler from Boise, Idaho. I currently call the forested hills of Kelowna, British Columbia home.

I love books, tent camping, and making playlists for long road trips. I’m inspired by the textures and patterns of distant landscapes, and I thrive on the often-overlooked details.

I currently work as the Digital Content Editor at She-Explores, as a Fact-Checker for HarpersBAZAAR.com, and I freelance with Contently. I also take on independent projects as I see fit.

As a writer I have a degree in Professional Writing, but my heart beats for Creative Nonfiction and Travel Journalism. I’ve published travelogues, listicles, interviews, and tourism content, but I love stories, essays, and memoirs too.

I keep journals and write postcards to home from wherever I go. My blog Go Forth, Explorer was featured in National Geographic Traveller’s Best of the Blogs June 2014.

As a designer I have a degree in Textile Design (specifically Product Development) but my creative energy often goes elsewhere, like layout design and branding work. I also specialize in data visualization and infographic design.

I use a mix of hand drawn elements with typography, photography, and strong layout. Although I work in digital design for most finished products, starting on paper grounds the work for me. I love sketching in pencil, watching watercolors bleed together, and feeling the scratch of a nib that leaves glossy lines of wet ink. 

Navigate to the Published, Designed, & Photographed pages to see SOME of my work.

Interested in working with me? Head this way!