Leslie Williams is an English professor, national speaker, and author of books on spirituality. Her latest book, The Judas Conspiracy is a thriller, which won Honorable Mention for the national Eric Hoffer Award. Williams received a Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma University, a Masters degree in English from Trinity University, a Ph.D. in English from the University of Houston, and a Masters of Sacred Theology from Yale Divinity School, where she has had two appointments as Visiting Scholar.
A recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Williams has also taken a few forays from academia. The worked on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; she modeled professionally; she owned a successful restaurant; and she won a Gold Medal for tennis in the Senior Olympics. Her latest passion is pickleball.
She is a member of Gentileschi Aegis Gallery Association of San Antonio and her work is currently on exhibit at Peterson Regional Medical Center’s Ambulatory Care Center in Kerrville, TX. She is represented by River’s Edge Gallery.
Williams lives in Kerrville, Texas with her husband Stockton, near her two children and five grandchildren.