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ABOUT Author Rod Haynes

Rod Haynes is a native Rhode Islander who now resides in Bellingham, Washington with the love of his life, wife Daria. Holding degrees from Ripon College in Wisconsin and Boston University, he has written four books since 2000. ROGUES ISLAND MEMOIR, Haynes' first work, was published by Free River Press, Decorah, Iowa. 100 BOWEN STREET, ZOEYS TALE AND OTHER SHORT FICTION, and his latest work, BEFORE THE SCRAMBLE: A SCOTTISH MISSIONARY'S STORY are all Highlander Press products. A book about Rod's years as an officer in the United States Navy is now in early production. Rod lists Richard Russo, James Salter, Jim Harrison, Ivan Doig, Sherwood Anderson, and Thomas Wolfe among his favorite writers. Rod works for the federal government in Seattle, and, before his relocation to his current home, taught U.S. History courses as an Adjunct Instructor at Green River Community College in Auburn, WA. A diehard Boston Red Sox fan, Rod  Daria share their love of the outdoors, reading, listening to the Beatles and other classic rock music, and travel. In October 2016 they relocated to Bellingham, Washington, a wonderfully scenic, progressive city on the north end of Puget Sound overlooking the nearby San Juan Islands. In addition to recently inviting Bentley, their beloved mixed-lab dog, into their lives, they share four adult children between them. Please contact Rod at

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