Robert Schultz’s books include two collections of poetry, Vein Along the Fault and Winter in Eden; a novel, The Madhouse Nudes; and a work of nonfiction, We Were Pirates: A Torpedoman’s Pacific War. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Award in Fiction, Cornell University’s Corson Bishop Poetry Prize, and the Virginia Quarterly Review’s Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry. His collaboration with artist Binh Danh will yield an exhibition in 2015, for which the Library of Congress is preparing an accompanying book. Schultz received MFA and PhD degrees from Cornell University and has taught at Cornell, the University of Virginia, and Luther College. Since 2004 he has been the John P. Fishwick Professor of English at Roanoke College.