Stacey Margaret Jones is a central Arkansas poet, fiction writer and freelance journalist, who runs an independent market research consultancy, Ariel Strategic Communications, in Conway.

She is entering her third and final year of the Arkansas Writers Master’s of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing at the University of Central Arkansas. She also has a master’s of science in communications management from Syracuse University (Go Orange!) and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and English literature and writing from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. She is accredited in public relations (APR) by the Public Relations Society of America, and has served as president of the Arkansas Chapter.

Her poems have appeared in Ariel, Slant, North Coast Review, Shelterbelt and Agave, and her essays have been in Elephant Journal. She was an award-winning Knight Ridder op-ed columnist and page designer.

She and her husband enjoy world travel, movies and food, both at home and away, and have three dogs and a long-suffering cat. She is a marathon runner, cyclist, avid Jazzerciser and a yoga devotee.

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