Eley Williams  Her debut collection of prose, Attrib. and Other Stories (Influx Press, 2017), was awarded the Republic of Consciousness Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize 2018. With writing anthologised in The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story (Penguin Classics, 2018), Liberating the Canon (Dostoevsky Wannabe, 2018) and Not Here: A Queer Anthology of Loneliness (Pilot Press, 2017), she is an alumna of the MacDowell workshop and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London, and supervises Jungftak, a journal for contemporary prose poetry.is a British writer.
Her first novel, The Liar's Dictionary, was published in 2020, described in The Guardian as a "virtuoso performance full of charm... a glorious novel – a perfectly crafted investigation of our ability to define words and their power to define us". Stuart Kelly in a review in The Spectator wrote of the book: "It deals with love as something which cannot be put into words, and dare not speak its name (done neither stridently nor sentimentally). It is, in short, a delight."
- 2018: The Republic of Consciousness Prize
- 2017: James Tait Black Memorial Prize
- 2005: Christopher Tower Poetry Prize
- Attrib. and Other Stories, short story collection (2017)
- Frit, poetry pamphlet (2017)
- The Liar's Dictionary, novel (2020)
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- "The James Tait Black Prizes – Fiction winners". The University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 2018-10-06.
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- Waidner, Isabel (2018-01-16). "Liberating the Canon: Intersectionality and Innovation in Literature". 3:AM Magazine. Retrieved 2018-10-06.
- "Not Here A Queer Anthology of Loneliness : P-U-N-C-H". p-u-n-c-h.ro. Retrieved 2018-10-06.
- Flood, Alison (2018-06-28). "Royal Society of Literature admits 40 new fellows to address historical biases". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-10-06.
- "Dr Eley Williams". Royal Holloway, University of London. Retrieved 2020-07-19.
- "About". JUNGFTAK. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
- Cummins, Anthony (2020-07-14). "The Liar's Dictionary by Eley Williams review – a glorious way with words". The Guardian. Retrieved 2020-07-19.
- "Spotting the mountweazels: The Liar's Dictionary, by Eley Williams, reviewed". The Spectator. 2020-07-11. Retrieved 2020-07-19.
- "Our Books". Sad Press. 2016-09-25. Retrieved 2019-06-23.