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J.L. Williams

J.L. Williams was born in New Jersey and studied Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow. She moved to Edinburgh in 2001. She has collaborated with artists, musicians and film-makers. She was awarded an Edwin Morgan Travel Bursary, enabling her to journey to the Aeolian Isles to write Condition of Fire (Shearsman Books, 2011). Her second collection, Locust and Marlin (Shearsman, 2014), explores the idea of home and where we come from. J.L. Williams performs in the band Opul.