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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathleen Welton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: in Santa Monica, California


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''.

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-- *Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist, ''100 Essential Modern Poems by Women'' *Award-Winning Finalist in the Self-Help