Robert Schultz is the author of seven books (poetry, nonfiction, a novel) and an exhibiting artist. His media include alternative photographic processes such as chlorophyll printing (developing images in the flesh of leaves) and scanography. Recent books include War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials and the poetry collection Into the New World. His art will be featured in a solo show August 12-September 19 this Fall at the Athenaeum Museum, Alexandria, Virginia. Some of the work offered by the Taubman is included in Schultz's newest book, Specimens of the Plague Year: Notes and Art. Recently retired as the John P. Fishwick Professor of English at Roanoke College, Schultz now works full-time as an author and artist. He lives in Salem, Virginia.