Location: New York, New York, United States
Ian Williams, Writer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in writing.
An omnivorous reader since the age of eight, Mr. Williams is proud to have contributed his own work to the field he grew up loving. He most recently authored “UNTold: The Real Story of the United Nations in Peace & War,” and “Political and Cultural Perceptions of George Orwell British and American Views,” preceded by books like “Cablestitch,” “The United Nations for Beginners, Review Edition,” and “Tequila: A Global History.” Some of his other notable pieces include “Rum: A Social and Sociable History of the Real Spirit of 1776,” “The Alms Trade, Review Edition,” and “Deserter.” He also wrote numerous articles for magazines and professional publications and chapters for books.
Outside of literature, Mr. Williams served as an associate professor for the Bard Center for Global and International Studies at New York University, a United Nations consultant, a rail worker, and a union official. He was also the president and vice president of the United Nations Correspondents Association, the leader of the United Kingdom Labour Party, and a speechwriter for Neil Kinnock. Mr. Williams considers rescuing the Liverpool Labour Party from a Trotskyist plot to be the highlight of his career thus far. Looking to the future, he intends to complete a current project on American loyalists, as well as a novel set in Central Asia.
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