Dar Williams is one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters in America right now. Her albums include The Honesty Room, Mortal City, End of the Summer, The Green World, The Beauty of the Rain, and My Better Self. Her first novel, Amalee, was published by Scholastic Press in 2004 and was “a poignant, funny debut” by Booklist. The follow-up, Lights, Cameras, Amalee, is being published in June 2006. Dar Williams lives in New York.