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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathleen Welton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Santa Monica, California


-- Website -- http://www.kathywelton.com
-- Kathleen Welton on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kathleen+welton


Illinois Connection

I was born and raised in California and graduated from Stanford University with a BA in both English and Italian Literature. Veteran publishing executive with 30 years of experience in the book publishing industry, including positions in strategic planning, editorial, sales, marketing, and e-commerce

Biographical and Professional Information

During her career, she has served Director of Book Publishing for the American Bar Association, Vice President & Publisher for IDG Books, Vice President & Publisher for Dearborn Trade, and Senior Editor for Dow Jones-Irwin.Welton has also edited four books: ''100 Essential Modern Poems by Women'' with Joe Parisi, ''The Little Book of Gratitude Quotes'', ''The Little Journal of Gratitude'' and ''The Little Book of Success Quotes''.


Awards

  • Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist,
  • 100 Essential Modern Poems by Women

  • Award-Winning Finalist in the Self-Help

    Speaking Engagements

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    Selected Titles At Your Library

    Poetry for beginners
    ISBN: 9781934389744. OCLC Number: 880879029

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    From Ancient Greece to the present, a guide to poetry traces the wonders of the written word and shows how to enjoy poetry and how it is relevant to everyday life, explaining why both rhyming and free verse matter and why some people are drawn to poetry while others are not.

    Poetry for beginners /
    ISBN: 1934389463. OCLC Number: 430510254

    For Beginners,. .

    From Ancient Greece to the present, a guide to poetry traces the wonders of the written word and shows how to enjoy poetry and how it is relevant to everyday life, explaining why both rhyming and free verse matter and why some people are drawn to poetry while others are not.