Stacy Gueraseva is a 1 time AALBC.com Bestselling Author
Stacy Gueraseva was born in Moscow, Russia. She moved with her parents and twin sister to New York City in 1981 when her father was assigned to a post with the United Nations. Growing up during the Cold War in the Bronx as a Soviet citizen, Stacy always viewed her surroundings through a unique cultural lens. She was exposed to a mix of many cultures-from Latino to Eastern European, to Asian-as well as to the music of hip hop, which originated in the Bronx and was ever-present on its streets.
At 24, she became the editor-in-chief of Russell Simmons' Oneworld magazine, after stints at ELLE magazine and Atlantic Records. At Oneworld, Stacy conceived and edited breakthrough stories on subjects ranging from Black-Jewish relations in New York to recording engineers. Covers subjects have included such personalities as Erykah Badu, Tyra Banks, D'Angelo and Aaliyah. Stacy's writing has appeared in magazines like Vibe, Interview, XXL and Fader.