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Post Bulletin Newsroom Clerk Kelsey Hawley

Kelsey Hawley

Newsroom Clerk

Kelsey Hawley has worked for the Post Bulletin since August 2016. She is a Jill-of-all-trades and as Newsroom Clerk, supports many facets of the office. Kelsey has served on the editorial board since 2018. She started writing the Book Nook column in January 2021. She grew up in Rochester, where she continues to make her home with her two daughters, a few fish, a snail and a hamster.

Readers can reach Kelsey at 507-285-7734 or

Inspired by the nesting pair of great horned owls in Northwest Rochester last spring, Gregory Gilman, of Rochester, wrote a set of books. These short works are told from the perspective of the owls’ growing owlet – from egg to adult.
A cookbook to add Midwestern flair to every occasion, reprinted in time to warm up these dreary April days.
Wedding officiant recalls stories from her career.
Two books from local authors teeming with imagination for March reads.
An interview with self-published author Gary J. Boos.
Three books rich with Minnesota heritage, culture
Graduates, Dean's lists, award and scholarship recipients
Three books from Minnesota authors for December.
Holiday Wish lists and needs for local nonprofits.
Two new books that experience our connections to the world from women Minnesota authors.