Tony Woodlief


Tony Woodlief is a writer of essays, creative non-fiction, and fiction. His essays on politics, faith, parenting, and culture have appeared in The Wall Street JournalThe New York PostThe Washington PostGoverning, and numerous other publications. His short fiction has appeared in ImageRuminateSaint Katherine Review, and elsewhere. An alumnus of the University ofNorth Carolina, Tony holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Michigan, and an MFA in creative writing from Wichita State University. He is the author of a spiritual memoir, Somewhere More Holy, and more recently of I, Citizen, a book about reclaiming American self-governance.

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Pushcart (Fiction) 2010*

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