Anthony Wood, a native of Mississippi, resides with his wife, Lisa, in North Little Rock, AR. He ministered many years in inner city neighborhoods among the poor and homeless, inspiring him to co-author Up Close and Personal: Embracing the Poor about his work in Memphis, TN.
Anthony enjoys writing historical fiction and nonfiction, short stories, and poetry. He’s a member of White County Creative Writers, Turner’s Battery—a Civil War re-enactment company, and Civil War Roundtable of Arkansas.
Three novels in his seven book historical fiction series A Tale of Two Colors have been released. White & Black and Gray & Blue were followed by Peace before the Second Storm in November 2022. The next volume is schedule for May 2023.
Anthony’s short story “Not So Long in the Tooth,” which appeared in the Winter 2020 issue of Saddlebag Dispatches, won a Will Rogers Medallion Award Copper Medal for Western Short Story Fiction.
When not researching and writing, Anthony enjoys wandering historical sites, kayaking and camping, traveling, and being with family.
Anthony was featured in the WCCW Member Spotlight for July 2022.
You can find Anthony on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. You can also read Anthony’s posts at the Write Way Blog here.