My work has appeared in REED magazine, CURA, and a number of PEN America anthologies. From 2016 to 2021, I was recognized seven times by the PEN Prison Writing and Justice program with various prizes.

If the word "prison" jumped out at you there-- I was locked up as a teenager and have spent almost my entire adult life in institutions. I also have bipolar disorder, but writing has allowed me to find myself and come out of everything okay.
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WilliamMyrl WilliamMyrl May 15, 2022 02:46AM
Hello, I haven't been very active here lately. My LitRPG, Character Creation, is being published by Shadow Alley Press, and they are doing a free preview of it here
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Queen of the Rings by WilliamMyrl
Queen of the Rings
What if Arwen Evenstar became a member of the Fellowship, only to succumb to the temptation of the Ring? The...
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Dreaming in the Dark by WilliamMyrl
Dreaming in the Dark
Three girls wake up alone on a continent-sized spaceship that is trying to kill them. Will they be able to lo...
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Letters to No One by WilliamMyrl
Letters to No One
This is a collection of journal-style entries I did for a blog while I was incarcerated. Topics include menta...
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