Philip Lee Williams


Philip Lee Williams was born in Athens, Georgia, United States on January 30th, 1950 and is the Novelist. At the age of 74, Philip Lee Williams biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 30, 1950
United States
Place of Birth
Athens, Georgia, United States
74 years old
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Novelist, Poet
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AB 1972; University of Georgia
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Philip Lee Williams Life

Philip Lee Williams (born January 30, 1950) is an American novelist, poet, and essayist noted for his explorations of the natural world, intense human relationships, and aging.

A native of Athens, Georgia, he grew up in the nearby town of Madison.

He is the winner of many literary awards including the 2004 Michael Shaara Prize for his novel A Distant Flame (St.

Martin’s), an examination of southerners who were against the Confederacy’s position in the American Civil War.

He is also a winner of the Townsend Prize for Fiction for his novel The Heart of a Distant Forest, and has been named Georgia Author of the Year four times.

In 2007, he was recipient of a Georgia Governor’s Award in the Humanities.

Williams's The Divine Comics: A Vaudeville Show in Three Acts, a 1000-page re-imagining of Dante's magnum opus, was published in the fall of 2011.

His latest novel, Emerson's Brother, came out in May 2012 from Mercer University Press


Philip Lee Williams Awards

Recent awards

  • The Campfire Boys - 2010 Georgia Author of the Year Award (Novel)
  • The Flower Seeker, An Epic Poem of William Bartram, Book of the Year, Books and Culture magazine; also Georgia Author of the Year award (Poetry)