- Here I Am: The Story of Tim Hetherington, War Photographer (2013)
- We’re with Nobody: Two Insiders Reveal the Dark Side of American Politics (co-authored with Michael Rejebian) (2012)
- Sultana: Surviving the Civil War, Prison, and The Worst Maritime Disaster in American History (2009)
- Mississippi in Africa: The Saga of the Slaves of Prospect Hill Plantation and Their Legacy in Liberia Today (2004)
- Ten Point: Deer Camp in the Mississippi Delta (1997)
Alan Huffman was born in Bolton, Mississippi, and currently divides his time between Bolton and Brooklyn, New York. Huffman is known for writing about stories that have for the most part been untold history,. He is the author of five non-fiction books. Ten Point: Deer Camp in the Mississippi Delta, Huffman’s first book, is a photo essay book that includes his grandmother’s photographs and reveals the the final days of the wilderness of the Mississippi Delta. His 2004 nonfiction book Mississippi in Africa, is the story of the state of Mississippi and a largely-forgotten freed-slave colony by the same name on the west coast of Africa. Sultana: Surviving the Civil War, Prison, and The Worst Maritime Disaster in American History , published in 2010, follows three young soldiers during and after the American Civil War. We’re with Nobody: Two Insiders Reveal the Dark Side of American Politics, is co-authored with Michael Rejebian, and focuses on Huffman’s and Rejebian’s eighteen years as opposition researchers as they traveled the United States to get the scoop on candidates from presidential appointments and congressional representatives to local school board members.
Huffman’s newest book, Here I Am: The Story of Tim Hetherington, War Photographer, published in 2013, is the story of war photographer Tim Hetherington, who photographed conflicts from Liberia to Sierra Leone, Darfur, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Libya. Hetherington was killed in Libya photographing Libya’s revollution in 2011.
Huffman has contributed to The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Oxford American, and other newspapers and magazines. He has appeared on numerous television and radio shows.
- Alan Huffman’s website
- Alan Huffman talks politics with students (2012), Belhaven University
- Interview with Alan Huffman on Mississippi in Africa, NPR
- Alan Huffman’s Facebook page