"Woman in the Woods" is the winner of the 2005 Spokane Prize for Short Fiction.
ANN JOSLIN WILLIAMS holds degrees from the University of New Hampshire and from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a Teaching Writing Fellow. She is also the recipient of fellowships from Stanford University's Wallace Stegner Program and from the Vermont Studio Center. Her work has appeared in many journals, including The Iowa Review, The Missouri Review, StoryQuarterly, and Ploughshares, and was cited in Best American Short Stories, 2002. She lives in San Francisco and teaches at the California College of Arts.