Cox was born in 1950. She married Anthony Cox in 1971. They live on the
Island of Trinidad, in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. They have
a daughter, Yanda, and a son, Khama.
Gillena retired in 2003; she now works part-time.
Writing poetry is her favorite hobby. She also likes taking nature photos,
and she enjoys quiet time crocheting and listening to music, and truly
enjoys a challenging game of Scrabble.
Her poetry site