A finalist in the 2018 International Book Awards in the military history genre, Liz Gilmore Williams worked as a writer and editor for more than 20 years in Washington, D.C., for two offices of the U.S. Congress and other organizations. Her essay, “April Love,” won an award for creative nonfiction in the Virginia Writers Club’s “Summer Shorts” Contest for 2014 and was published by the Indiana Voice Journal in February 2015. That and four other essays have been published in online literary magazines. Others of her articles have appeared in Living (@Sun City Carolina Lakes), an award-winning magazine. As a speaker for South Carolina's Humanities Out Loud Program, Liz travels statewide to speak at meetings for sponsoring organizations that promote discussion about human values, traditions, and cultures. Read her monthly blogs on WW II subjects at www.forties-photos.com/ by clicking here
Liz enjoys interviewing people who’ve had a front-row seat to history and researching the historical context of their experiences. She received an MA in American studies from the University of Maryland and belongs to the South Carolina Writers Association. She lives with her husband and her best friend, Sunny, her Golden retriever, in South Carolina.
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