Katey Schultz

Artistic Director of Writers Retreat, Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen College of Creative Arts

M.F.A. Creative Writing, Pacific University; B.A., Philosophy, Whitman College

Katey Schultz is the author of Flashes of War (stories) and Still Come Home (novel, forthcoming), both published by Loyola University Maryland. Ten years ago, she founded Maximum Impact, a mentoring service that provides transformative online curricula for writers to help them articulate their best work with precision and authenticity. This company has been featured on CNBC and ​has ​seen its participants publish countless books and works of writing. Katey is a graduate of the Pacific University MFA in Writing program and recipient of fellowships in eight different states. She has been awarded writing grants from North Carolina’s regional and state arts councils and flash fiction prizes from six different publications. Flashes of War was awarded IndieFab Book of the Year from Foreword Reviews and a Gold Medal in Literary Fiction from the Military Writer’s Society of America. Katey’s essays and stories have appeared in​ ​River Styx, Fiction Daily, Electric Literature, The Nature Conservancy, and Oregon Quarterly, among others. Her art essays have been featured on seven national magazine covers and her fiction has received four nominations for The Pushcart Prize. Learn more at www.kateyschultz.com.