Alicia Stephens Martin has been a teacher and the owner of Rubee Z Salon in south-central Pennsylvania for over thirty years. She resides on a farmette with her daughter who is an avid equestrian, holding many state and national awards.
Alicia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing and has published an interactive children’s workbook for the salon called Let’s Go to the Hairstylist. Her short fiction and non-fiction stories have been published in Salon Ovation Magazine and PBA Progress, and her non-fiction piece “Healing in a Pocket” won the prestigious Bob Hoffman writing award. Her articles have also been published in PA Equestrian, East Coast Equestrian, and From Whispers to Roars.