Naomi Williams

Fiction Writer

Sacramento, CA
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Author's Bio

Naomi J. Williams is the author of the novel Landfalls (2015, FSG), long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and the NBCC's John Leonard Award. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals, garnering multiple Pushcart Prize nominations, including one win. She has taught creative writing at UC Davis, Sacramento City College, and the low-residency MFA program at Ashland University in Ohio. Born and partly raised in Japan, she currently resides in Sacramento.

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Publications & Prizes

Book:
Landfalls (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American, Japanese American, Mixed Race
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Fukuoka
Japan
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Last update: Nov 09, 2019