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Name Dr. Niama L. Williams
User Name Dr. Ni
Home Page http://www.blowingupbarriers.com
Birthday 25/03/1962
Specialism Various
Location US
Interests Reading, writing, college instruction in literature, dense complex multicultural literature, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, essays
Profile Dr. Niama L. J. Williams is a poet, essayist, memoirist and adjunct professor of English with a Leeway Foundation grant, inclusion in an NAACP Image award nominated anthology (Check the Rhyme), and participation in a Sable Magazine/Arvon Foundation writing workshop in the United Kingdom under her belt. She is available for comment at 484/231-1768 or niamapers@gmail.com.

Published Works

  Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama L. Williams, Ph.D.)   The Journey is published . (Available Now)
  • What does it mean to be young, Black, female, intelligent, gifted with second sight, on your way to a Ph.D. and in love for the first time? The Journey presents us with exactly this young woman. The pivotal question becomes is she sane and he deceitful, o

  •   Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama L. Williams, Ph.D.)   Steven is published . (Available Now)
  • Dr. Niama Williams' Steven is a psychological triumph. This long overdue Song of Survival, punctuated by the cataclysmic overtures of epiphany, minimalist agreement, and happenstance, is proof that the arrival of the truth does not always come via ver

  •   Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama L. Williams, Ph.D.)   Famous Faces is published . (Available Now)
  • Chris Abani. Barry Manilow. Wynton Marsalis. Jerry Quickley. Jody Kuykendall. The already famous and the one on her way up. Articles in the newspaper, paparazzi bait, sought out for the alumni newsletter, for international halls of fame, for Pulitzers, Em

  •   Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama L. Williams, Ph.D.)   Sojourn in Calidia is published . (Available Now)
  • She's on the run and she doesn't quite know who is pursuing. Is it the man with the unrecognizable face? The boy with the eyes that terrify? The man dressed as a campesino who doubles as The Interrogator's assistant? Who IS pursuing Cassie Dan

  •   Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama L. Williams, Ph.D.)   Black Poetic Feminism: The Imagination of Toi Derricotte is published . (Available Now)
  • Sexual abuse happens. Domestic violence happens. We know it happens. We have child protective services. We watch Law and Order: SVU. We are surrounded by sex in our media, and we are surrounded by sexual violence in our media. And yet I have turned to the

  •   Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama Leslie Williams, Ph.D.)   DETECTIVE FICTION is published . (Available Now)
  • Is the drop-dead gorgeous psychiatrist in love or is some other far more nefarious plot afoot? The Journey pulls us in and leaves us wondering. Told she was schizophrenic at 19, it takes a trip to an unexpected homeland for the real truth to sink

  •   Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama Leslie Williams, Ph.D.)   BROWN WOMEN is published . (Available Now)
  • The women she's known and loved The women who have raised her. The Brown Women in literary works who've seared their stories into her memory. Women who have survived, women who ensure the survival of others. Women who love when love con

  •   Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama Leslie Williams, Ph.D.)   SOUL WORK is published . (Available Now)
  • The people one loses one's head over. The faces that haunt you long after death--death of love, death of affection, cessation of passion. The countenances and spirits that occupy cherished space between heart and lung and consciousness: Niama Wi

  •   Dr. Ni's (a.k.a. Niama Leslie Williams, Ph.D.)   SEX, BLOOD, & THE MOUNTAINS is published . (Available Now)
  • She is on the run, and doesn't know it She is running to a freedom she has always wanted, but does not know how to claim. Her inner wildness is finally surfacing, but she has limited time to explore it; is on unsure feet as it rears its head a

  • Personal Blog Posts

     Dr. Ni's Notes & Nibbles--14 Welcome to Dr. Ni's Notes & Nibbles--14, a gathering place of news, notes, words and wisdom bulldozing its way into your workday. (To read the full backlog of Dr. Ni's Notes & Nibbles, go to: http://drnisnotesandnibbles.blogspot.com/)( from ...)

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