Writing Out Loud, 2011

"This book deserves a standing ovation." Michael Wallis

John Wooley

(1949- )

A veteran journalist, John Wooley has covered a wide range of topics, not only in his newspaper career, but also in his books. First and foremost a cultural historian, he has celebrated the state’s musical legacy with his landmark retrospective, From the Blue Devils to Red Dirt: The Colors of Oklahoma Music (2006). He has also honored Oklahoma’s unique contributions to film with a similar study, Shot in Oklahoma: A Century of Sooner State Cinema, 2011.

Additionally, John, the biographer of Wes Craven, is an expert on horror films and literature and has written several novels in the genre.

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Did You Know...

John Wooley launched his writing career by selling comic book scripts.

Getting Started with John Wooley

Selected Works

Awash in the Blood, 2001
From the Blue Devils to Red Dirt: The Colors of Oklahoma Music, 2006
Shot in Oklahoma: A Century of Sooner Cinema, 2011

Find Out More
http://www.johnwooley.com