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Connie Schultz

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Ashtabula, Ohio
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Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, and Professional in Residence in the journalism school at Kent State University, her alma mater. She is the author of two memoirs: "Life Happens" and "…And His Lovely Wife." Her first novel, "The Daughters of Erietown," will be published on June 9, 2020.

Schultz lives in Cleveland with her husband, Sherrod Brown, and their two rescue dogs, Franklin and Walter. They have four children and seven grandchildren.
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Connie Schultz My novel, "The Daughters of Erietown," comes out from Random House on June 9. On the advice of both my editor, Kate Medina, and my agent, Gail Ross, I…moreMy novel, "The Daughters of Erietown," comes out from Random House on June 9. On the advice of both my editor, Kate Medina, and my agent, Gail Ross, I am now at work on my second one. I'm still meeting my weekly column deadlines for Creators Syndicate, as the world continues to churn and I find I am never without opinions about all that.
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Connie Schultz My working-class roots have driven my writing career, as a journalist of more than three decades, and now as a novelist. So, of course "The Daughters …moreMy working-class roots have driven my writing career, as a journalist of more than three decades, and now as a novelist. So, of course "The Daughters of Erietown" explores the lives of a working-class family. However, I am ever-mindful that our roots are our beginnings, not our excuses, which is a common theme in my work.(less)
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Welcome to Erietown

Hello from Cleveland, where the sun is flirting but showing no signs of commitment.

For years I've been engaging with readers on Twitter and Facebook, and through email, but I'm new to doing so on Goodreads. I plead for your patience with my early stumbles here.

My novel, "The Daughters of Erietown," comes out on June 9, and I'm eager to talk about that. But let's talk about writing, too, with all Read more of this blog post »
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“How we treat those who can’t force us to be kind says everything about who we are as a people.”
Connie Schultz, Life Happens: And Other Unavoidable Truths

“Everybody changes, Ellie figured. Everybody starts out as one kind of person and ends up being somebody else. … Even when you don't notice it, life is rearranging you.”
Connie Schultz, The Daughters of Erietown

“You have to put your own oxygen on first. If you don’t take care of yourself, you will never have what it takes to really take care of the ones you love.”
Connie Schultz, Life Happens: And Other Unavoidable Truths

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