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Treasure Williams

  • A native of Meridian, Miss., Treasure Williams is a Memphis-based freelance editor, journalist, M.C., and emerging writer. She is the Memphis editor of the "Drumvoices Revue" and a Cave Canem fellow. Her performance abilities have been showcased on various projects, most recently on National Public Radio’s "All Things Considered" and Turner South’s "My South Speaks" television commercial. She is presently an instructor of English at Rust College and received her MFA from the University of Memphis’s creative writing program.

Recent Stories


  • Conversations with America: Concluding the Conversation

    Turner, O'Connor and Williams

    Since last September, Weekend America has been asking writers and thinkers for their take on what matters to them and what should matter to all of us during this time of political change. Now that we have a new president, we thought we'd get some of the contributors back together to continue the conversation - with each other.

  • Conversations with America: Treasure Williams

    Treasure Williams

    We're continuing our series "Conversations with America" with a look at transition - a time of both uncertainty and anticipation. Treasure Williams is a poet and performer based in Memphis. She also teaches at Rust College, an historically black liberal arts college in Holly Springs, Miss. For her, the implications of Barack Obama's election are just starting to sink in.

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