Quick Note on Mary Elizabeth Williams

Posted: August 2, 2009 in News and General Posts
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Mary Elizabeth Williams is the author of Gimme Shelter, a memoir chronicling her journey toward becoming a homeowner.  She has contributed to the following books, as well: Not Quite What I was Planning: Six Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure; The Imperfect Mom: Candid Confessions of Mothers Living in the Real World; The Complete Idiots Guide to Movies, Flicks & Films; and The Salon.com Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Authors.

Bio from the Gimme Shelter book jacket:

Mary Elizabeth Williams is the cultural critic for Public Radio International’s morning news show, THE TAKEWAWAY, and a regular contributor to Salon.com.  She has written for many publications including THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, and PARENTS.  She has appeared on Court TV and has lectured on journalism and community at New York University and Columbia University.  She lives in New York City.

To read a sample of Williams’s work, click here.

To see the book trailer for Gimme Shelter, click here.

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