Robert Julius Schumaker, Jr.

Robert Julius Schumaker, Jr.

Robert Julius Schumaker, Jr.

MFA in Creative Writing Student

461 Denney Hall
164 Annie and John Glenn Ave
Columbus campus

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Areas of Expertise

  • Creative writing (poetry)
  • Creative writing (fiction)


  • BFA, Creative Writing, Chapman University, 2017
  • BA, French, Chapman University, 2017



Robert J. Schumaker, Jr. is a writer and poet from Pittsburgh, PA. He earned a BFA in Creative Writing and a BA in French from Chapman University. He is a poetry editor for Ohio State’s award-winning literary magazine, The Journal. His chapbook, Betweenlife, is available now from Ghost City Press. His work has also been featured or is forthcoming in cream city review, The Florida Review, Alegrarse and elsewhere.

Selected Publications

  • “How to Grieve an Alcoholic” and “Three Rivers.” The Florida Review, 2019.
  • “Last Glance” and “Kingdom.” Alegrarse, no. 2, 2019.
  • BetweenlifeGhost City Press, 2019. 
  • “Wishing I Were Barbie.” cream city review, vol. 43, no. 1, 2019.
  • “Snapdragons in Late August.” Brine Literary, no. 2, 2019.

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