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Philip Lee Williams

Philip Lee Williams, American writer.


  • Williams, Philip Lee was born on January 30, 1950 in Athens, Georgia, United States. Son of Marshall Woodson and Ruth Sisk Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University Georgia, 1972.


    • Editor Clayton (Georgia) Tribune, 1972, Athens Observer, 1978-1985. Copy editor Madisonian, Madison, Georgia, 1973-1978. Science writer University Georgia, Athens, 1985-1992, director public information, since 1997, assistant dean for public information, since 2006.

      Editor, founder poetry magazine Ataraxia, 1974-1977. Adjunct professor creative writing University Georgia, Athens, 2002-2006.


    • A Distant Flame
    • A young Confederate sharpshooter, Charlie Merrill, has already suffered many losses in his life, but he must find a way to endure—and to grow—if he is to survive the battles he and his fellow soldiers face in July 1864 at the gates of Atlanta.


    • Married Linda Rowley, September 30, 1972. Children: Brandon, Megan.
    Philip Lee Williams
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    Born January 30, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      University Georgia
    • 1972
      Editor Clayton (Georgia) Tribune
    • 1973 - 1978
      copy editor Madisonian
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1978 - 1985
      Editor Clayton (Georgia) Tribune
    • 1985 - 1992
      science writer, University Georgia
      Athens, New York, United States