Travel writer, essayist and radio journalist, Allison K
Williams' work has appeared on/in National Public
Radio, CBC Canada, The New York Times, The
Christian Science Monitor, Snap Judgment, The Moth, Deep South
Tales. A Florida native, US/Canadian citizen and Dubai resident,
Allison's spent substantial time in 28 countries and popped in to 17
more. With a knack for finding the middle of the action, she's flown on
trapeze, driven mimes across Bulgaria, been (literally) on fire, and was
hit on by the Buddha.
Allison currently specializes in
women's travel, adventure travel, cultural experience, entertainment and
food in Southeast Asia, China, Taiwan, India and the Middle East, with
frequent trips to the USA (Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Midwest), Canada (East, West, Maritimes) and the Caribbean.
Her literary background includes essays in Kenyon Review Online, Prairie Schooner, The Drum and Brevity. Her humor writing was a Mark Twain Award winner; she has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. As a storyteller, Allison has appeared onstage at London's Theatre Royal and Rich Mix, India's Filocafe, and The Moth StorySLAM.