Megan Williams is an award-winning writer and foreign correspondent based in Rome, Italy. Working for public radio around the world, she has covered everything from the spread of AIDS in Africa, to the conflict in Darfur to Cambodia grappling with post-genocide justice. She also covers Italian politics, culture and food; her CBC documentary on the history of pasta was awarded the 2011 James Beard Award. When Megan is not producing radio documentaries, she writes fiction. She has been a fellow at Yaddo and MacDowell artist colonies and was a writer-in-resident at The Banff Centre for the Arts. Her latest book is the story collection Saving Rome.