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White Hart Speaker series is presented in collaboration with Oblong Books & Music and the White Hart Inn

A moving family drama about a young Irish immigrant, an ancestral home in New England and a dark secret that lay hidden in its walls for five generations.

Told in interweaving timelines and rich with detailed history, romance and dark secrets, Ross’ novel “ the Latecomers” spans a century of America life and reminds us all that we can never truly leave the past behind.


Helen Klein Ross is a poet and novelist whose work has appeared in “The New Yorker”, “The New York Times” and in “The Iowa Review”. She is the recipient of the 2014 Iowa Review award in poetry. Her previous novels include novel “What Was Mine”  and “Making It: A Novel of Madison Avenue”. Helen is also the creator and editor of The Traveler’s Vade Mecum (Red Hen Press, 2016), an anthology of new poems that includes over 20 contributing poets including Frank Bidart and Billy Collins. Helen graduated from Cornell University and received an MFA from The New School. Helen lives with her husband in New York and Northwest Connecticut.


Books by the author will be available for purchase at this event courtesy of Oblong Books & Music

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