Dorothy Hayes


Dorothy Hayes, a vegan for the last twenty years, has been a teacher, a journalist, a staff writer and a public relations director for a national animal protection organization. She and her husband live in Stamford, Connecticut.

Dorothy began her writing experience as a staff writer for the Connecticut newspaper, The Wilton Bulletin. After three years she moved on to the larger regional daily newspaper, The Norwalk Hour. During her tenure at this paper, she received an honorary award for her in-depth series on Vietnam Veterans from the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Following her time at The Norwalk Hour, she held the position of staff writer for a national animal protection organization for six years. In this role she was engaged in lobbying efforts at the state capital on behalf of animal protection and local and national campaigns for the advancement of animal rights.

Upon leaving this role, she began writing her first novel, Animal Instinct. Animal Instinct was self published in 2006 at which point Ms. Hayes began the promotion process.

Currently, Ms. Hayes is in the process of discussing her recently completed mystery novel with a number of publishers.

Where to find Dorothy Hayes online

Where to buy in print


Animal Instinct
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman lands her "dream" job in the animal rights movement to find her boss a tyrant and the movement fractured in this fictional expose. "Her fast-paced book will keep you turning pages." - Jim Motavalli, E: The Environmental Magazine. "A must read," - Frank and Mary Hoffman, "I would sum this book up as 'The Devil Wears Prada for Vegans." - Beforewisdom

Dorothy Hayes' tag cloud