Wolf, John Quincy, 1901–1972. Nonfiction (memoir): Life in the Leatherwoods: An Ozark Boyhood Remembered. Born near Calico Rock (Izard Co.), lived in Batesville. http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=3033
Wolfe, Ron, 1945–. Graphic fiction: Knights of the Living Dead. Lives in Little Rock.
Wood, Audrey, 1948–. Juvenile fiction: The Napping House. Born in Little Rock. http://www.audreywood.com/audrey-wood,-don-wood,-and-bruce-wood/audrey-woods-biography
Woodward, C. Vann, 1908–1999. Nonfiction: The Strange Career of Jim Crow. Born in Vanndale (Cross Co.); Pulitzer Prize for History. http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=2763
Woodward, Colin Edward, 1975–. Nonfiction (history): Marching Masters: Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Lives in Little Rock, works at UALR.
Workman, John S., 1927–2014. Nonfiction: Fireflies in a Fruit Jar: On Religion, Politics, and Other Wonders by a Southern Preacher-Turned-Journalist. Born in Fayetteville, lived in Conway. http://thecabin.net/news/local/2014-01-13/john-s-workman-1927-2014#.VZmMflwqfKA
Wright, C. D. (Carolyn), 1949–2016. Poetry: One with Others. Born in Mountain Home, grew up in Harrison, lived in Fayetteville, Eureka Springs. http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1057
Wright, Richard Nathaniel, 1908–1960. Fiction: Black Boy. Grew up in Elaine (Phillips Co.). http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=3755
Wright, Terry, 1952–. Poetry: What the Black Box Said. Lived in Fayetteville, Little Rock, Conway.
Zemek, George J., . Nonfiction (theology): Doing God’s Business God’s Way: A Biblical Theology of Ministry. Lives in Little Rock. https://www.logos.com/product/17147/george-j-zemek-collection