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Meg Harris Williams

is a writer and artist with a particular interest in the relation between psychoanalysis and aesthetic experience, in poetry and in visual art. She was educated at South Hampstead High School and Cambridge and Oxford universities (reading English), and at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence. Meg has taught and lectured in England, Europe, Scandinavia, South America, and the USA. Many papers and book chapters have been translated into Italian, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, and Japanese. She is editor of the Harris Meltzer Trust and a visiting lecturer at the Tavistock Centre, and an Honorary Member of the Psychoanalytic Center of California. She is a member of Borderlands Artists Consortium and has exhibited frequently at the Society of Women Artists' Annual Exhibition; her artwork is in private collections in this country and abroad and in the New Hall Women's Art Collection.

New and forthcoming


Tom Alter plays Bion in A Memoir of the Future:
The Becoming Room
in Bombay in the series The Play of History
and in Delhi on 27 May 2017

Review click here


Alter as Bion
Tom Alter as Bion
photo © Monica Dawar

The Becoming Room

The next presentation of the film is in London on 1 October 2017
at the British Psychoanalytic Association

The oedipal wound in two stories by Kafka Psychodynamic Practice, May 2017 click here

On having ideas in Doing Things Differently, edited by Maggie Cohen and Alberto Hahn click here

A Keatsian anatomy of melancholy in A Festschrift for Albert Mason, edited by Leigh Tobias, forthcoming

The Art of Personality: Essays on Psychoanalysis and Literature forthcoming book

Shakespeare's Dream Sequences: The Poetry of Personality forthcoming book

Mythical narrative and self-development
in The Blackwell Companion to the Reception of Classical Myth, edited by Vanda Zajko
and Helena Hoyle

Counterdreamers: Analysts Reading Themselves co-edited with Miriam Botbol, forthcoming

Clinical Uses of the Aesthetic Conflict edited volume, forthcoming

My teacher: eulogy for Joie Macaulay 1915-2015, English teacher at South Hampstead High School click here

Prints etchings paintings book - The Aesthetic Development book - Bion's Dream book - The vale of soulmaking

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