Miranda Williams (she/her) is a 23-year-old writer from New Mexico who currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona. Her fiction has been published in The MacGuffin, Blue Earth Review, and Booth, among others, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She is a recipient of the Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Writing Award. Miranda received her BA and MA in English Literature from Arizona State University where her research mostly focused on feminist and queer narratives.

She is the lead editor of Ember Chasm Review and has taught at Mesa Community College and Arizona State University. She occasionally holds online lectures on the topics of the “cinematography” of prose and creating atmosphere.


A List of Extinctions, BOOTH

The Nature of Tasmanian Tigers, The MacGuffin

An Offering to the Sky, Blue Earth Review

Drop-Off, Breakwater Review

Vivarium, The Conium Review

Astral Body, Exposition Review, nominated for Best Small Fictions

This is How the Fairy Queen Dies, Menacing Hedge

Feeding, jmww

Those Who Grow Horns, Ghost Parachute, nominated for the Pushcart Prize

The Apocalypse in Stages or Your First Kiss, Gordon Square Review, selected for the Best Small Fictions Anthology, nominated for Best of the Net

Bugs in Amber, Third Point Press

Molding, Five on the Fifth

Promise, Peatsmoke Journal