Katie Williams is the author of the novels My Murder (Riverhead/Penguin 2023) and Tell the Machine Goodnight (Riverhead/Penguin 2018) and the young adult novels Absent and The Space Between Trees. Her short fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, Best American Fantasy, American Short Fiction, Prairie Schooner, Subtropics, and elsewhere. Williams's fiction has been translated into eleven languages and has been listed as a New York Times Editors' Choice, NPR Best Books of the Year, Kirkus Prize for Literary Fiction, National Magazine Award for Short Fiction, and Dublin International Prize for Literary Fiction. Her most recent novel, My Murder, is a national bestseller.
Williams's work spans the genres of literary fiction, popular fiction, young adult literature, speculative fiction, mystery/thriller, science fiction, and fantasy.
Recent classes taught: Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop, Fabulist and Futurist Fiction Workshop, Fiction Workshop, The Craft of Fabulist and Futurist Literature.
M.F.A., The University of Texas
Areas of Expertise
- Creative Writing