Stacy Pendergrast (born Stacy Mauree Pendergrast, September 8, 1958, Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.A.; also writes as Brynne McAdoo, Stacy Mauree, and Mauree Pendergrast), educator, e-learning developer, memoirist, writer, and poet. She began composing haiku in 1992 in an adult education course in New Jersey taught by Alexis Rotella and has been publishing her work in print journals—notably Bottle Rockets—and online since 1994. Her haikai have appeared in the members’ anthologies of the Haiku Society of America and the Spring Street Haiku Group (New York City) and included in the Red Moon Anthologies for 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2008. Her haibun have been published in Frogpond and Tundra, mainstream literary magazines such as Memoir Magazine and Hunger Mountain Review, and anthologized in Wedge of Light (1999), a compendium of the best work submitted to the first international English-language haibun contest. She has published three chapbooks of her work. Pendergrast has resided in North Little Rock, Arkansas, since 2020.
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