I don’t know which smelled worse: the ass-end of a horse hauling cured hay, or the ass-end of a diesel tractor idling for hours on a hot day. “Always got it better,” Dad said to me through the sweat. What he meant was, I should shut up about his diesel tractor coughing in my face […]
About Katey Schultz
Katey Schultz is an award-winning fiction author and recipient of the Linda Flowers Literary Prize. She is also the founder of Maximum Impact: Precision Courses & Services for writers, artists, & trailblazers, dedicated to the premise that a single word can change a life, that the right word in the right context can have a profound impact. Her 2013 debut short story collection, Flashes of War, was awarded IndieFab Book of the Year from Foreword Reviews and received a Gold Medal from the Military Writers Society of America. Katey is a sought-after instructor and mentor of writers, with teaching credits in notable programs across the United States. She is also a prolific writer of art essays, with 7 national cover stories to her name, featuring individual artists and their creative processes. Her fiction and nonfiction have been published in numerous literary journals. In addition, Katey is an avid backpacker since the age of 9, having hiked more than 30 mountain ranges, and she has been a practicing Shambhala Buddhist for 13 years. Originally from Portland, Oregon and a graduate of the Pacific University MFA in Writing program, Katey now makes her home with her husband, Brad Quillen, in Celo, North Carolina. Her second book, a novel set in Afghanistan, is represented by Sobel Weber Associates. Please visit Katey Schultz’s website to learn more about her and Maximum Impact.