Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize, the Robert Kroetsch Poetry Book Award, and the ReLit Award
[Williams] blends personal emotion with historical tension, tradition and modernity, ordinary and magical so seamlessly…. I’m so happy to find another shining star above Canada’s poetry horizon!
– Griffin Prize Judges’ Citation
|Not Anyone’s Anything
Winner of the Danuta Gleed Award Literary Award
Not Anyone’s Anything discloses a radical new voice in Canadian fiction.
– Rhea Tregebov
|You Know Who You Are
Shortlisted for the ReLit Award
If you’re asking who is Ian Williams, I can tell you […] that his work is inventive and clever. I can tell you that his obsession, as his title suggests, is, indeed, “you.”
– Sima Rabinowitz, newpages.com