William Hazel


William Hazel is a nonprofit professional with 25 years of experience sculpting narratives with American history museums. From Docent to Executive Director, William has shared his sublime storytelling through writings, interpretive teachings, exhibition creation, and public speaking. 

William's first book, Running to Zen - A Marathon Journey, shares memoir both contemplative and lighthearted of the experience of a newbie runner going from first mile to the challenge of the marathon. 

He also explores poetry and essay through his blog, WilliamHazelWrites.com. William Hazel shares his life with his wife, artist Mindy Mizak, and their turtle, living with the sea along the beautiful coast of southeast Virginia.