Stacy Hawkins Adams is an award-winning author and columnist with a reputation for helping others be confident in their own stories, while weaving tales herself in both the fiction and nonfiction genres.

Her eight nationally-published women’s fiction novels feature themes related to personal growth, faith, social justice and unconditional love. Those titles include Lead Me Home (recipient of a Publisher’s Weekly starred review); Coming Home (a 2012 Target stores Recommended Read); and The Someday List, an Essence magazine bestseller. Her sole nonfiction book, Who Speaks To Your Heart? gives women practical tips and inspiration on how to connect more deeply with God

Before becoming an author, Stacy was a newspaper reporter for 14 years, primarily at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia. She has penned articles for national publications such as AARP’s Bulletin, Heart & Soul magazine and Crosswalk.com, and currently writes an award-winning freelance parenting column for the Times-Dispatch.

Stacy recently obtained a Master of Liberal Arts degree in women’s leadership and empowerment from the University of Richmond, where she occasionally teaches writing courses as an adjunct professor. She also provides writing guidance for aspiring authors through her website, www.AuthorInYou.com.

Beyond the literary world, Stacy serves as a marketing and communications professional, devotes considerable volunteer time to child advocacy and women’s empowerment endeavors in her local community, and is a sought-after professional speaker for corporate, civic and faith-based organizations.

Stacy resides with her family in suburban Richmond, Virginia and is currently writing her tenth book.

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