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Robert Dale Schultz, English and American literature educator, author. Recipient Cornell University Carson Bishop prize, Emily Clark Balch prize for poetry, VA. Quarterly Review; Danforth Foundation fellow, St. Louis, 1974-1978; National Endowment for Arts Literature fellowship, 1998.


Schultz, Robert Dale was born on September 20, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Son of Richard Dale and Jacquilyn Lu (Duistermars) Schultz.


Bachelor, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1974. Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University, 1976. Master of Arts, Cornell University, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1981.


Lecturer English Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1979-1981. Business consultant Writing Consultant Ltd., Charlottesville, Virginia, 1981-1982. Associate academy advisor department athletics University Virginia, 1981-1982.

Publications editor Virginia Student Aid Foundation, 1982-1985. Lecturer English University Virginia, 1982-1985. From assistant professor to professor English Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1985—1997, professor English, 1997—2004, head department English, 2001—2003.

John P. Fishwick professor English Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, since 2004. Visiting associate professor English University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1993-1994. Resident fellow Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, Charlottesville, 1992-1994.

Freelance poet, fiction writer, critic, scholar, since 1973.


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    • Author: Vein Along the Fault, 1981, Winter In Eden, 1997, The Madhouse Nudes, 1997, We Were Pirates: A Torpedoman's Pacific War, 2009. Poetry reviewer: The Hudson Review, New York City, since 1989. Contributor poetry, fiction and articles to professional journals.


Married Sally Denise Pawlak, January 4, 1975. Children: Schuyler, Lucy.

Richard Dale Schultz

Jacquilyn Lu (Duistermars) Schultz

Sally Denise Pawlak

Schuyler Schultz

Lucy Schultz