Katey Schultz grew up in Portland, Oregon and is most recently from Celo, North Carolina. She is a graduate of the Pacific University MFA in Writing program and recipient of the Linda Flowers Literary Award from the North Carolina Humanities Council. Katey teaches workshops, mentors via correspondence, freelances, and travels for her work and is currently writing a novel set in Afghanistan.
Her debut fiction collection Flashes of War—a fictional look into the lives of those affected by and involved with contemporary conflict—is her first book, and as been adapted as required reading for all freshman cadets at the United States Air Force Academy. It was named the 2013 Gold Medal Book of the Year for literary fiction by the Military Writers Society of America.
- A Reading and Conversation on Flashes of War (1:00 P.M. Monday, March 25)
- Writing the Military Experience: A Hands-on Writing Session (3:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 25)