Derek JG Williams

Derek JG Williams puts words into rows both long and short. He's a graduate of the MFA program at University of Massachusetts - Boston and a 2016 Blacksmith House Emerging Writer. His poems are published or forthcoming in Plume, Best New Poets, Vinyl, Forklift Ohio, Salamander, Prairie Schooner, Storyscape Journal, and New Ohio Review, among many others. Derek currently lives in Arizona. Learn more about him at