Chris Wood is a wife first, a fur mom with too many puppies to trip over, and a writer. She works in property management, holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and writes to balance her left brain with her right.
- “Church of St. Peter and St. Paul” – Atlas Obscura, July 2023
Her poetry has appeared in several journals and publications, including Poetry Quarterly, Three Line Poetry, Haiku Journal, Panoply, and the American Diversity Report. She won second prize in the 2016 CWG Spring Contest for her poem, “Thus Your Life Grows,” and in June 2022, she won third prize in The Tennessee Magazine’s Poet’s Playground for her poem, “See Rock City.”
Her work also appears in two anthologies: Adult Children: Being One, Having One, & What Goes In-Between (2021) and Nothing Divine Dies, The Poetry of Nature (2021).
Recent Poetry Publications
- “Canning” – Salvation South, July 2023
- “Evening Quiets the Day” – Black Moon Magazine, Issue 10, April/May 2023
- “Twilight Pulses” – Abyss & Apex Magazine, Issue 28, March 2023
- “Oh My Scorpio” – ADR Poetry, February 2023
- “Dad’s Pipe” – Poetry As Promised, Issue #3 Winter, February 2023
- “Birthplace” – Salvation South, January 2023
She is a member of the Chattanooga Writers’ Guild where she serves as the Contest Coordinator and recently served as Board Treasurer.