Bella English

English is a feature writer for the Globe, and writes a column for the Globe South section. She joined the Globe in 1985. A graduate of the University of North Carolina and Columbia Journalism School, English also worked at the Miami Herald and the New York Daily News.

Latest stories

They keep smiling for Abbie Benford

By Bella English , Globe Staff

A food allergy cut short Abbie Benford’s life. Now her family is trying to save others.

Stricken with ALS, Pete Frates shows the will to live

By Bella English , Globe Staff

Frates, whose name is now inextricably linked with Ice Bucket Challenge, can no longer speak, walk, or move his arms. But he’s still got a smile.


Pete Frates requests that Obama, Bud Selig put spotlight on ALS

By Bella English , Globe Staff

Pete Frates, the former Boston College baseball captain stricken with neurodegenerative disease ALS, received both a warm, and a cold, welcome at Fenway Park.

Cambridge nonprofit offers kids summer fun

By Bella English , Globe Staff

Daybreak Day Camp, which is located at the Fayerweather Street School in Cambridge, is a place for kids with emotional, social, and behavioral issues.