Helen Klein Ross is a poet and novelist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Salmagundi, and in The Iowa Review, where it won the 2014 Iowa Review award in poetry. Her writing has been anthologized in Best of the Bellevue Literary Review (2008), Best of Gigantic (2015), and in SHORT: Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, and Other Short Prose Forms (Persea Books, 2013). Her admiration for those editors has increased during the creation of this anthology.
Helen is the author of two novels and 16,400 tweets. Her most recent book is What Was Mine (Simon & Schuster / Gallery, 2016).
She graduated from Cornell University and received an MFA from The New School. She lives with her husband in Manhattan and Salisbury, CT.
Visit her website at www.helenkleinross.com.
Photo by James Salzano