Cona F. ("Faye") Gregory-Adams is an award winning writer of poetry, children's books, nonfiction and short fiction. She has published in newspapers, magazines, poetry journals and anthologies. Her work has been published online in the MSPS chapter, 37 cents, in Gateway to Jesus, St. Louis, in Beauty Beyond 50, Colorado, in Rogue Poetry Review, and others. Her print publications include IDEALS, Birds & Blooms, Mature Living, Art With Words, LUCIDITY, Ozarks Mountaineer, Art on the Corner, Cave Region Review, Wilderness (Korea),Cantos, Mid America Poetry Review, and others.
Faye won Senior Poet Laureate of Missouri in 2010 and 2012. She is a member of St. Louis Writers’ Guild, Galaxy of Verse, Writers’ Society of Jefferson County, Missouri Writers’ Guild, and is a lifetime member of the Missouri State Poetry Society (MSPS). She has been married to her husband, Billy J. Adams for 60 years. They have four grown children, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Her hobbies are reading, gardening, volunteering, and writing.