Williams, Patrick G., 1957–. Nonfiction (political history): Beyond Redemption: Texas Democrats after Reconstruction. Lives in Fayetteville.
Williams, Tom (Thomas S.), 1948–. Fiction: The Mimic’s Own Voice. Lived in Jonesboro, taught at ASU. http://www.mainstreetrag.com/TWilliams.html
Willis, James, . Nonfiction: Arkansas Confederates in the Western Theater. Lives in Little Rock, family roots in Drew Co..
Wilson, Charles Morrow, 1905–1977. Fiction, nonfiction: The Bodacious Ozarks: True Tales of the Backhills. Born in Fayetteville. http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1799
Wilson, Michael W., 1953–. Nonfiction (politics): A Kingdom at Any Cost: Right-Wing Visions of Apocalypse in America. From Little Rock.
Wingfield, Jenny, 1945–. Fiction: The Homecoming of Samuel Lake. Born in Fountain Hill. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jenny_Wingfield
Wink, Johnny, 1944–. Poetry: Haunting the Winerunner. Lives in Arkadelphia, teaches at OBU. http://www.obu.edu/english/faculty/
Winslow, Thyra Samter, 1855–1961. Fiction: My Own, My Native Land. Born in Fort Smith. http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=4183
Witsell, Charles, . Nonfiction: Architects of Little Rock, 1833–1950. Lives in Little Rock.
Wittenberg, Gordon, . Nonfiction: Architects of Little Rock, 1833–1950. Lives in Little Rock. http://www.werarch.com/news/founder-charles-witsell-pens-book-on-little-rock-architecture/