WILLIAMS, JENNY D. has lived and worked in the U.S., Germany, and Uganda. She holds an MFA from Brooklyn College and a BA from UC Berkeley. Her award-winning fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and illustrations have been published or are forthcoming in The Sun Magazine, Vela, Ethical Traveler, and Michigan Quarterly Review as well as several anthologies. A former Teachers & Writers Collaborative fellow and recipient of an Elizabeth George Foundation grant for emerging writers, she currently lives in Seattle with her husband and dog. The Atlas of Forgotten Places is her first novel.