|Home, sweet home: A 1970 Airstream Sovereign bordering the Pisgah National Forest.|
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. She lives in a 1970 Airstream trailer bordering the Pisgah National Forest. Flashes of War is her first book.
Contact MindBuck Media at mindbuck[at]ymail.com.
An Introduction to Katey's Writing
- What is flash fiction? Hear a sample in this 3-minute video recording of "Poo Mission" or this 90-second video recording of "While the Rest of America's at the Mall" from Flashes of War. Check out this article for a more precise definition.
- What's a war story? Preview Flashes of War by reading "Home on Leave" published in Hot Metal Bridge.
- What techniques can a writer use to write about war, without having traveled to the Middle East or served in the military? Listen to this 10-minute interview with Raven Radio, featuring a brief discussion of the balance between research and imagination.
- How have others responded to the stories in Flashes of War? Gold Quoin Press and the students of Bradley University completed a collaboration using two stories from Flashes of War. View the hand-designed, limited edition broadsides they printed here, and explore their unique, visual interpretations of warfare.
Contact the author at katey.schultz[at]gmail.com or view the book page for a press kit. View additional video recordings and readings on YouTube.