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What Was Mine tells the story of Lucy Wakefield—a seemingly ordinary woman who does something extraordinary in a desperate moment: she takes a baby girl from a shopping cart and raises her as her own.

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The Traveler’s Vade Mecum is a unique collaboration, an anthology of new poems prompted by old telegrams from an 1853 compendium of the same name, contributed by 67 poets from all over the world.

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Making It: A Novel of Madison Avenue is a coming-of-middle age story about a woman and a business (advertising.) It’s sort of like Mad Men thirty years later, from the point of view of an older, wiser, married Peggy Olson.

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About the Author

Helen Klein Ross is the author of two novels: What Was Mine (2016) and Making It: A Novel Of Madison Avenue (2013) from Simon & Schuster/Gallery Books and creator of The Traveler’s Vade Mecum, a crowd-sourced poetry anthology forthcoming from Red Hen Press. Her poetry, essays and fiction have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times and literary journals and anthologies. Helen spent decades as a writer/creative director at global ad agencies on both coasts. She graduated from Cornell University and received an MFA from The New School. She lives with her husband in NYC and Salisbury, CT.

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Helen Klein Ross
helenkleinross@gmail.com

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Kate Johnson
Wolf Literary Services
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PUBLICISTS

THE TRAVELER’S VADE MECUM
Rebecca Baumann
Red Hen Press
publicity@redhen.org

WHAT WAS MINE
Meagan Harris
Simon & Schuster
Meagan.Harris@simonandschuster.com