Adele Elise Williams is a Southern poet from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is currently an MFA candidate at Virginia Tech where she recently served as Poetry Editor for the minnesota review and now works as an Assistant Editor for  Noemi Press.

She is winner of the 2019 Emily Morrison Poetry Prize, a 2017 VT Poetry Society award finalist and a Hindman Settlement School poet. Her poetry can be found or is forthcoming in SAND, Crab Creek ReviewBeloit Poetry Journal, Still: The Journal, and elsewhere.