Wood is a writer, filmmaker, and photographer.
She grew up in Hollywood, California and has lived in
San Francisco, New York, and Berlin.
films, based upon the histories of relatively unknown adventurers
and eccentrics, have screened internationally in festivals and museums,
Film Festival and Guggenheim Museum,
where she shared the bill with an episode of CHiPs.
received the Silver Hugo from the
Chicago International Film Festival
and the Director's Citation from
Edison's Black Maria Film Festival.
She received grants from the Film Arts Foundation and the Jerome
Foundation, and is a MacDowell Colony Fellow.
first novel, Flirting
with Death, based upon the life of a Kansas farm girl
turned world-famous motorcycle daredevil Lillian La France, will
be published in 2013.