• Born date: 1935-01-17
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 2009-06-02
Paul O. Williams

Paul O. Williams (January 17, 1935 – June 2, 2009) was an American science fiction writer and haiku poet. Williams was professor emeritus of English at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois.His most notable science fiction works are a series of novels, the Pelbar Cycle, set in North America about a thousand years after a "time of fire", in which the world was nearly totally depopulated. The novels track a gradual reconnection of the human cultures which developed.