Geoff Schmidt is an American writer. He received degrees from Kenyon College and the University of Alabama and teaches at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. His novel, Write Your Heart Out, has won a Pushcart Prize Special Mention. His short story collection Out of Timewon the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, 2011. His work has appeared in The Southern Review, Crab Orchard Review, New Orleans Review, and Black Warrior Review. He lives in Edwardsville, Illinois.