Michael Williams (author)

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Michael Williams (born December 17, 1952 is an American author.[1] He is known for his Dragonlance novels.


Williams was born and lives in Louisville, Kentucky.[2] He has lived in Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Ireland and England.[2] Between 1983 and 1984, approximately 200 people left TSR as a result of mutilple rounds of layoffs; as a result Williams joined CEO John Rickets, as well as Mark Acres, Andria Hayday, Gaye Goldsberry O'Keefe, Gali Sanchez, Garry Spiegle, Carl Smith, and Stephen D. Sullivan in forming the game company Pacesetter on January 23, 1984.[3] His first novel, Weasel's Luck, was published in 1988, followed by Galen Beknighted (1990), Arcady (1996) and Allamanda (1997).[2]

Currently, Williams teaches Humanities at the University of Louisville.


Original works[edit]

From Thief To King[edit]



Dragonlance novels[edit]


  1. Buker, Derek M. (2002). The science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory: the librarian's guide to cyborgs, aliens, and sorcerers. ALA readers' advisory series. ALA Editions. pp. 127–128. ISBN 0-8389-0831-4. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Michael Williams". Archived from the original on February 24, 2009. 
  3. Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. p. 197. ISBN 978-1-907702-58-7. 

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