Kay Salady was born and raised in Ohio. She began her academic career studying English literature and stenography. She has worked in both real estate and civil engineering before receiving her calling as a poet. Her first work, A Teardrop Fell, was published in November 2009. She continues writing poetry, on a daily basis, and is currently working on a novel. Her greatest joy is bringing peace and happiness to others through her writing. Many have described her as an excellent friend and confidant. She has always prompted others to explore and consider the world around them.
Kay currently lives in Northeastern Arizona.