Baynard Woods, Adjunct Faculty

MA in Writing Faculty, Nonfiction

Baynard Woods is a reporter and editor at Real News and author of the syndicated column, Democracy in Crisis. His work has also appeared in the Guardian, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Vox, Salon, McSweeney’s, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many others. He is the author of the book Coffin Point: The Strange Cases of Ed McTeer, Witchdoctor Sheriff, about a white sheriff who used hoodoo to govern a largely black county for 37 years. He has a Ph.D. in ancient philosophy, writes librettos for Rhymes with Opera, and preaches with the rock ‘n’ roll band, the Barnyard Sharks.