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

A friend’s elegy for James Foley

By Bella English , Globe Staff

Poet Daniel Johnson began writing a piece for Foley after his friend was taken captive. Now it is set to be published.

Urban-forestry program brings Navajo Indian from Arizona to Boston

By Bella English , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the first time has started a seasonal urban-forestry program.

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The kids are grown and gone, and the dog misses them, too

By Bella English ,

With both of them gone, the dog has been wandering from one room to the other, in search of answers.

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.