Kay Bell can be quoted: “If it makes me cry, sweat or bleed, then it is worth writing about." She earned a MFA in Creative Writing at The City College of New York, where she also earned a B.A. in English and was awarded both the undergraduate poetry prize: The Esther Unger Poetry Prize & the graduate award: The David Dortort Prize in Creative Writing for Non-Fiction. Kay's poems has been published in the book, Brown Molasses Sunday: An Anthology of Black Women Writers, and her work also appears online in Moko: Caribbean Arts and Letters, The Write Launch, PRONG & POSY and other venues. She lives in the Bronx and considers herself a Bibliophile.