Naomi Williams
Naomi J. Williams


Naomi J. Williams

Biography

Naomi J. Williams is the author of Landfalls, long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in numerous venues, including One Story, A Public Space, Ninth Letter, Lit Hub, The Rumpus, and the Brevity blog. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, Best American Short Stories honorable mention, Sustainable Arts Foundation grant, and residencies with Hedgebrook, Djerassi, Willapa Bay, and Storyknife. She lives in Sacramento and is working on a novel about the Japanese poet Yosano Akiko.

Education

MA in Creative Writing, UC Davis