Karen Salmansohn is an ex Senior VP ad creative director (at age 27) who left her job to pursue her passion of writing – and is now a best selling author with over 1 million books sold, with titles like: How to Be Happy Dammit; Enough Dammit; How to Succeed in Business Without a Penis; The Bounce Back Book: How To Thrive In The Face Of Adversity!

Her newest book — called PRINCE HARMING SYNDROME: BREAK BAD RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS FOR GOOD — is due out in Sept. 2009 — and simultaneously with its release, she will start a PRINCE HARMING SYDNROME REHAB BLOG on oprah.com.



Journalists call Salmansohn DEEPAK CHOPRA MEETS CARRIE BRADSHAW because of how she merges empowering psychology and philosophy tips with edgy humor and stylish graphics.

Basically, Salmansohn creates self help books -– for people who would never be caught dead reading self help books. Or self help books you can give as a gift — and not get slapped, because they look kinda cool.

Salmansohn not only write but packages her books — art directing them from beginning to end. This year celebrity stylist Jaye Hersh hired Salmansohn to package a book for her called HOLLYWOOD INTUITION — just released in July 2009 — accompanying Hersh’s new line of accessories at Target.

People like Jon Stewart, Madonna, Deepak Chopra, Arianna Huffington, Marissa Tomei, Joan Rivers, Eminem, Lisa Loeb, Jay Leno, Graydon Carter, Keith Ferrazzi, Seth Godin. Dr. Keith Ablow (and then some) love/hype her books.

She’s been written up in the NYTimes, Business Week, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Time Magazine, Elle, Marie Claire, Fast Company and more. She has done all the popular morning shows -– and was a regular lifestyle reporter for FOX TV!

She hosted the famed SIRIUS radio show BE HAPPY DAMMIT on Lime 114 (M - Fr., 8am -9am, EST) — which merged the best of Oprah with Jon Stewart with NPR.

She was the popular business columnist for amNY newspaper called “The 1 Minute Career Therapist”  - for 4 years. Plus, she is an ongoing relationship expert for msn.com, match.com and Lifetime TV — and an ongoing career coach for AOL. She is also a top blogger for huffingtonpost.com, psychologytoday.com and minyanville.com

Since the launch of her first book in 1993, Salmansohn has been giving business and relationship seminars nationally and internationally.

Altogether Karen has 29 books, 5 TV development deals, 2 film deals – and one perfume. Phew is she exhausted!

For more info, visit her website at www.notsalmon.com or email her at karen@notsalmon.com. And follow her fun and inspirational daily postings on Facebook at /karensalmansohn and on Twitter under @notsalmon
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