Scott Woods poet

Scott Woods is the author or editor of two poetry collections (Urban Contemporary History Month, 2016, and We Over Here Now, 2013) and
a collection of essays (Prince and Little Weird Black Boy Gods, 2017), and is the award-winning organizer of Holler: 31 Days of Columbus Black Art (2017).
He has been featured multiple times in national press, including multiple appearances on National Public Radio. He was the president of Poetry Slam, Inc.,
is the co-founder of the Writers’ Block Poetry Night and has founded and curated numerous other events. In April of 2006 he became the
first poet to ever complete a 24-hour solo poetry reading, a feat he bested seven more times without repeating a single poem. 

Selected Features:  
ACUI Conference; Kansas City, MO
Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Buffalo , NY
The Columbus Museum of Art; Columbus, OH
Wexner Center for the Arts; Columbus, OH
Springfield Museum of Art; Springfield, OH
The Green Mill, Chicago, IL
Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY
Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York, NY
Cantab Lounge; Boston, MA
The Ohio State University
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Capital University, Columbus, OH
Columbus College of Art & Design 
University of Michigan, MI  
University of Dayton, OH  
Beloit College, Beloit, WI
Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH
Otterbein College, Otterbein, OH
Muskingum College, OH 
Raymond Walters College, Cincinnatti, OH
Columbus State Community College
Performing Arts High School, Pittsburgh, PA
The King Arts Complex, Columbus, OH 
The Thurber House    
Columbus Metropolitan Library; Columbus, OH  
ACME Art Company, Columbus, OH
Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus, OH  
Columbus Music Hall; Columbus, OH  
Independence High School; Columbus, OH
Columbus Alternative High School (CAHS); Columbus, OH
Briggs High School; Columbus, OH

He has published work with
Crab Orchard Review
National Public Radio              
World Literature Today
Malpais Review
First Circle                              
Pudding House Journal
The Three Plum Review
Got Poetry?
Comic World News                         
Foole's Gold                     
The Wordsmith Press                                                       
Vincent Brothers Review          

Selected Bibliography/Discography  
Prince and Little Weird Black Boy Gods
(2017; Brick Cave Books)
Urban Contemporary History Month
(2016; Brick Cave Books)
Again I Wait For This To Fall Apart (1 poem, 2016; FreezeRay Press)
Multiverse: An Anthology of Superhero Poetry... (1 poem, 2015; Write Bloody Publishing)
Last One Given (digital only chapbook, 2013; Scott Woods)
We Over Here Now (2013; Brick Cave Books)
Everything Stops and Listens  (1 poem, 2013; Ohio Poetry Association Press)
The Ides of March: An Anthology of Ohio Poets  (1 poem, 2013; Columbus Creative Cooperative) 

Autumn (Digital only chapbook, 2012; Black Air Press)
Aim for the Head: An Anthology of Zombie Poetry     (1 poem, 2011; Write Bloody Publishing)
The Livingston Avenue Suite     (2011; Rewriting Ovid Publications)
The New Black     (chapbook, 2010; Rewriting Ovid Publications)
Sunset Clause   (CD, 2010, BAPMusic)
Fighting Weight     (chapbook, 2008; Rewriting Ovid Publications)
Sharp Yarns
   (chapbook, 2008; Rewriting Ovid Publications)
Cap City Poets Anthology       
(1 poem, 2008; Pudding House)
Watering Hole: Juke Joint Poems     (poetry, 2007; Rewriting Ovid Publications)
Spoken Word Revolution Redux
  (1 poem, 2007; Sourcebook Mediafusion)
50 Mistakes Poets Make
  (criticism, 2005; Wordsmith Press)
Off The Mic: Ann Arbor Poetry Slam Anthology
  (3 poems, 2003; Wordsmith Press)
You Belong: Love Poems      (CD, 2003; BAPMusic)
Freedom to Speak: The 2002 National Poetry Slam      (editor, 2003; Wordsmith Press)
Mark Lomax Sextet      Tales From The Black Experience    (jazz CD, 2003)
Live and Suspect        (Live CD, 2002, BAPMusic)
Gladiator Poetry Night Highlights, Volume 1     (Live CD, 2 poems; 2001)
Black Air Poets     Touch      (CD, 2001, BAPMusic)


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