Stacey James McAdoo is a writer, educator and an advocate of literacy. She has participated in several literacy/spoken word organizations such as the SanKofa Poets, Word Up! Poetry Troupe and Foreign Tongues. She has also served as a co-host of the television show “Art & Literature in Motion,” co-producer of the radio documentary “On the Line: Stories From Ninth Street,” and co-producer of the youth-oriented poetry radio show entitled “The Writeous Hour”.
Author of Sweet Melanin Messages and Baring My Soul, Stacey James McAdoo is the founder of the spoken word youth collective called Writeous Poets. As a sought after arts integration and AEA Educator to Educator Facilitator, she conducts various professional development workshops and poetry readings at conferences, festivals, schools, libraries, universities and cultural enrichment programs.
Stacey James McAdoo holds a B.A. in Professional & Technical Writing, a Master of Arts in Teaching and is a distinguished public school educator. Some of her most recent awards include being named the University of Arkansas’ Distinguished High School Mentor, Marian G. Lacey/Little Rock School District Educator of the Year and the 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year.