Helen Klein Ross

Helen Klein Ross’s fiction and poetry has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, StoryQuarterly, and other journals and anthologies. She won the Iowa Review Award in poetry, Mid-American Review’s Fineline Competition, was a finalist for the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize, and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Like DeLillo and Ferris, she is a veteran of advertising and spent many years at global ad agencies in San Francisco and New York City. Helen created the award-winning ad blog AdBroad in 2007. Her fictional Twitter handle @BettyDraper has earned press coverage in Time and The Wall Street Journal, a Shorty Award for innovation, and 35,000+ followers.

Books by this Author

What Was Mine
Making It

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. The life you save may be your own.

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton, John Cheever, Evan S Connell, Ian McEwan, Jonathan Franzen, Helen Simpson

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. What kind of computer do you use?

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Thinking about writing isn't writing.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Stories of John Cheever

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