Carol Lynch Williams

Carol Lynch Williams

Lincoln, Nebraska

About the Author: Carol Lynch Williams, a two-time winner of the Utah Original Writing Competition, is the author of several books for children, including two novels about the Orton family of New Smyrna, Florida: Kelly and Me and Adeline Street. A starred School Library Journal review of The True Colors of Caitlynne Jackson praises Williams as she "again demonstrates her facility at mood and character development... Truer colors are hard to come by."

Her most recent novel, If I Forget, You Remember, is a moving intergenerational story that stresses the bonds that hold families together through difficult times--a help since over 19 million Americans have a family member with Alzheimer's disease.

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I am so excited that I have a book published in ENGLAND! I lived in England for a couple of years when I was very, very little. I was quite cute then, much shorter and had curly blond hair. I remember having a little red wagon. I really hope that the UK readers will love and embrace Kyra’s story.


For me, a good story is something that I feel emotionally connected... Read more of this blog post »
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April 2012, Carol Lynch Williams
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? CW: Girly, angsty, somewhat-depressed, hilarious, more-angsty, sad, happy, daughters SS: What is your motto or maxim? CW: Treat people right and serve them. What Readers want to know....." ...More

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“I write because I love how I feel to have written.”
Carol Lynch Williams

“I'm old with living.
So much older than almost thirteen.”
Carol Lynch Williams, Glimpse

“Tell me,' I said. 'Tell me when you notice me.'

I notice you going into church,' Joshua said. 'I notice your hair, how blond it is. But how in some light it looks like it has red in it. I notice the way you smell when we're close. And the way you walk when we're headed home from church and your family gets out of the Temple first. I notice how you are with your family and how you hold your little sisters. I've seen you stand out on your doorstep and look across the desert. I've watched you walk toward the Compound fence and then on past that. You've been walking for years.”
Carol Lynch Williams


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