Marianne R. Williams is a librarian and cultural researcher. She has lived and worked in France, Turkey, South Korea, the United States and Canada. She is currently the Librarian-in-Residence at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
Her practice focuses on civic empowerment, primary source research, and information activism. Her work has been exhibited at the University of Arkansas, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, the Toronto Public Library and Robarts Library at the University of Toronto.
Williams also produces collaborative work with Frederic Bigras-Burrogano, under the collective name Long Distance Call.