Margaret I. Williams
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Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Margaret migrated to Chicago, Illinois in 1974, where she has resided ever since. She has since earned an A.A. Degree in Business Administration from Truman College and a B.A. Degree in Liberal Arts cum laude from Northeastern Illinois University. She is not only a poet, but also the author of A Conspiracy to Ponder, a mystery fiction novel released by American Book Publishing March 5, 2003. Possessing a tremendous passion for the arts, she has a host of published poems and an award-winning non-fiction short story to her credit. She is also a neo-soul artist who tied for first place in Marc Smith’s Poetry Grand Slam at The Green Mill in Chicago her first time out. She also enjoys doing charcoal and pastel portraits. A pastel portrait of her late uncle hangs in her mother’s home in Youngstown, Ohio.

On Sunday, May 4, 2003 at 8:00 a.m. E.T. on WKBN - Channel 27 – CBS TV in Youngstown, Ohio, Margie appeared on Ode Aduma’s “Sunday Mornings with Ode”, where she discussed her new book, A Conspiracy to Ponder. She also taped another TV interview with GETV in Glen Ellyn, Illinois which will air soon. In addition, she spoke at the African American Women’s Symposium II - “Maintaining True Balance”, sponsored by the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council – Economic Development Committee, which took place at Captain Hardtimes Diner in Chicago, May 31, 2003. She was one of many speakers featured in the Citizen newspaper the following week on pages 1, 2 and 14. Margie donates $3.00 from every book sold at local signings to The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois.

You can contact Ms. Williams via e-mail at or by sending an e-mail to TimBookTu and it will be forwarded.

Works on TimBookTu by Margaret I. Williams


A Rap About Rap
A Zillion Miles of Life Tread
Closing The Book of Love
Invisible is...
Journey's Eyes Are...
Tripping On Loving You
Unpredictable Times

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