Penn Stewart Penn Stewart is the award-winning author ofFertile Ground: a noveland the short story collectionThe Water In Our Viens.His short stories, essays, and photographs have been published in print and online journals across the US, the UK, and Australia.

Penn Stewart is also the pen name for Dr. John Schulze, Associate Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Midwestern State University in Texas. John has also taught creative writing at the University of Memphis, The University of Nebraska, Western Illinois University, and in numerous community arts centers, including The Buchanan Art Center and the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott, Arkansas.

John earned his Bachelor’s from the University of New Orleans, his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Memphis, and his PhD in English from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.

He currently lives in Wichita Falls, Texas, with his beautiful wife Rajean, their two daughters, and a super fluffy Great Pyrenees named Anna.