A freelance writer and journalist, Lacey's
award-winning work has been published for over twenty-five years. She graduated
Magna Cum Laude from The University of North Alabama with a B.S. degree in
Education and English. She was in the 1995 WHO'S WHO IN THE SOUTH AND
SOUTHWEST, nominated to the 1996 WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD, and is a member of the
Catholic Press Association, Western Writers of America, Tennessee Writers’
Alliance and The Library of Congress Association.
Her writing experience has been with six newspapers
and several magazines, among them the award-winning magazine, VANDERBILT. She has published over 500
articles on a variety of topics, and is a contributor to the best-selling CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL book series.
Being of Native American descent, Lacey has studied
and written about Native American history and culture, resulting in the
publication of two books, THE BLACKFEET
(1995) and THE PAWNEE (1996, both by
Chelsea House, New York). Her previous book, AMAZING TENNESSEE, was released in 2000. Her story, GROWING SEASON, is her first
multi-cultural Young Adult novel.
Lacey resides in Clarksville, Tennessee, just
outside Nashville. She enjoys being outdoors, giving writers' workshops, doing
book signings, and speaking to groups on a variety of topics.
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