Nancy Williams is a 1990 graduate of Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa with a BA in English. Her first novel, Hawkmoon, was published by Loon In Balloon, Inc., a Canadian press, in 2009. They also purchased her second novel, Grace, in 2010 but never released it. Hawkmoon was a finalist for the 2010 Colorado Humanities Book Award. Grace won first prize in the Historical Fiction category at the Pikes Peak Writer's Conference Paul Gillette Writer's Contest.