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, which the Daily Beast praised as an “ambitious and fearless” collection and Still Come Home (novel), both published by Loyola University Maryland. Honors for her work include the Linda Flowers Literary Award, the Doris Betts Fiction Prize, IndieFab Book of the Year, a Gold Medal from the Military Writers Society of America, four Pushcart nominations, and writing fellowships in eight states. In 2009, she founded Maximum Impact, a mentoring service that provides transformative online curricula for writers. Her mentorship model has been featured on CNBC and the What Works Network, and has seen its participants publish countless books and works of prose. Katey is a graduate of the Pacific University MFA in Writing program and recipient of writing grants from North Carolina’s regional and state arts councils. She lives in Celo, NC with her husband and young son. Learn more at www.kateyschultz.com.