Valerie Schultz

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  • Grateful

    January 19, 2022 by

    New book coming from Liturgical Press @litpress this year! I’m thankful to work with such a thoughtful, attentive, and encouraging publisher. I’m also grateful for readers who have followed me and kindly reached out to me over the years. Thank you.

  • 5.17.2020

    May 18, 2020 by

    sun coaxes freckles waves tango onto shy shore ocean days with you. idyllic haiku never mind my traitor knee never mind the virus. never mind our masks never mind the hanging sword – walking is presence.

  • New Book

    September 4, 2019 by

    Very happy and excited to announce the publication of my new book “Overdue: A Dewey Decimal System of Grace”. It’s available through Liturgical Press (lit or Amazon. I’m grateful for the people I met in prison who inspired this book and who continue to inspire me, and for my publisher’s faith in giving me… Read more

  • 8.17.19

    August 17, 2019 by

    GRAMMAR POWER (from Fall 2006)             Ask any writer, and he or she will admit to a lifelong love affair with words. Admittedly, I was a late bloomer. My parents say that when I was a toddler, it took me so long to begin speaking that they worried I was developmentally impaired, especially compared to my… Read more

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