W. Mae Kent was born in New Jersey and raised in the small town of Cedarville. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and History from Thomas Edison State College and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers’s University.
Ms. Kent is a licensed clinical social worker and a psychotherapist.
In 2003 she received an achievement award from the National Political Congress of Black Women for her success as a businesswoman and contributions to her community. She has hosted her own radio talk show and is an accomplished public speaker having conducted numerous workshops on women’s and family issues. Her platform for her latest book is The Laroches: A Titanic Secret.
Titanic: The Untold Story is Mae’s first published book and the second novel she has completed. Mae is still a Jersey girl. She enjoys all kinds of music and dates her husband, Lee. She is hard at work on her third novel which is also based on a little known historical figure.