Scott Woods

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Scott Woods (born January 25, 1971) is an American author and poet from Columbus, Ohio.[1]

Woods is the former president of Poetry Slam Inc. and co-founded the poetry series, Writers Block.[1] He authors a monthly Internet column and has published several books. He is employed at the Columbus Metropolitan Library.[1] Since 2006 Woods has conducted an annual, 24-hour, solo poetry reading.[2] In 2013 he published the book We Over Here Now on Brick Cave Books.[3] His work appeared on National Public Radio (NPR) in 2003[4] and 2005.[5] He was profiled in the 2006 edition of the book: Contemporary Black Biography: Profiles from the International Black Community.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Abbott, Steve (2008). Cap City Poets. Columbus, Ohio: Pudding House Publications. p. 146. 
  2. ^ "Scott Woods: Biography". Brick Cave Books. Retrieved Aug 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 19, 2014: Scott Woods". Boston Poetry Slam. Retrieved Aug 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Poet Scott Woods: Elevator Dreams". NPR. NPR. Sep 30, 2003. Retrieved Aug 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ "A Tribute to My 'Black Country Club'". NPR. Aug 10, 2005. Retrieved Aug 2, 2014. 

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