Frank Kelly co-authored (with Bill Russell) the book and lyrics of two musicals: The Texas Chainsaw Musical and Pageant. The last has played off-Broadway, in the West End, in Japan, Australia, and all over the USA. He also wrote lyrics and sketches for the satirical cabaret revue, Xmas! The Xpose! His poems have been published in Breadcrumb Scabs, The Bicycle Review, and Danse Macabre. His first book, Growing Up Me: A Memoir in Poems was published in 2012. Mr. Kelly was born and raised in Carbondale, PA and later educated at the University of Scranton and the University of Kansas, where he first met Bill Russell. For 33 years, he taught in the Department of English and Humanities at Farmingdale State College on Long Island.