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Patrick Vala-Haynes

Patrick Vala-Haynes is a Sundance Screenwriting Fellow, fiction writer, essayist, and reluctant poet. He admits to knowing more about well-drilling, carpentry, dance, bicycles, cannons, and alfalfa than any man should. As a freelance Fight Director, he has choreographed sword fights and hand-to-hand combat for more than a hundred stage productions. He and his partner Robbie own a bicycle shop in Yamhill County, Oregon. They live within running distance of the Oregon Coast Range. His short story, THE HENCHMAN, was adapted from his novel of the same title.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 29

4:15pm MDT