Deborah Williams lives in Abu Dhabi (no, that’s not the same as Dubai) and is a professor in the Literature and Creative Writing Program at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Her essays have appeared in various publications, including The RumpusMotherwellThe Common, Brevity, and The New York Times.

Selections from blog about life in New York and Abu Dhabi, mannahattamamma, can be found here.

To read selections from her columns in The National, the UAE English-language paper, click here.

For other writing, click here.