Alan Michael Williams is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English at the University of Washington. He has published essays on the intersection of US-based LGBT politics and conservative religion in both scholarly and popular outlets. In 2009, he released Ockham's Razor, a gay Mormon novel.
More recently, he has written on Japanese yaoi (a feminist-queer multimedia genre) as a regional and global phenomemon. His current dissertation work is in the field of transpacific queer studies.