John Thornton Williams has studied creative writing at the University of Wyoming, Hollins University, and the University of Tennessee. He is a recipient of Glimmer Train’s New Writers Award and a finalist for the York Prize for Fiction, given by The Chattahoochee Review. His work has also recently appeared in Electric Literature, Joyland, Witness, and The Masters Review. He likes to think that he’s an above-average pool player.
He lives in Oxford, Mississippi.