Loyola University Chicago

Writing Center


Hailey Gates

Hailey Gates


  • Year: Sophomore
  • Field(s): English, Art History, and Journalism
  • Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
  • Pronouns: sher/her/hers
  • Fun Facts: Some of my favorite books I read last summer were Just Kids by Patti Smith, Book Lovers by Emily Henry, and Bluets by Maggie Nelson (HIGHLY recommend!!). I am also a fervent believer in the Oxford comma.


  • Honors: Interdisciplinary Honors Program
  • Additional Language: Bi-literate (proficient) in Spanish--very comfortable reading and writing with basic conversational skills
  • Genres and Writing Stages I enjoy helping students with: 
    • Personal Essay, Creative Writing, Academic Writing, and Textual Analysis
    • Early stage writing: brainstorming;
    • Mid-stage writing: thesis development, organization;
    • Late-stage writing: wording and phrasing, sentence flow, citation and source documentation
  • Formatting Style: MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian Format