Nancy Woods is a humor writer who gets a kick out of writing. Her Kickstart Your Writing classes (offered in Portland, Oregon, and online) provide a relaxed, supportive and fun environment in which writers can hone their skills.
A trained journalist (M.A., Journalism, University of Oregon) and experienced creative writer, Woods’ work has appeared in Cirque, Northwest Palate, Oregon Quarterly, Oregon Humanities, Raven Chronicles and The Oregonian, among others. She is a recipient of the Andy Hope Literary Award.
A transplanted Alaskan, Woods lives in Portland, Oregon, where she edits a community newspaper. She is the author of two books: Under the Influence of Tall Trees: True Tales From a Pacific Northwest Writer and Hooked on Antifreeze: True Tales About Loving and Leaving Alaska.