In the Margins

Stories of the Left Out and Vulnerable

Cliff Williams

This will be a book of autobiographies by people who are not normally seen, told in their own words. 

  • Homeless
  • Involuntary unemployed
  • Ex-convicts
  • Trafficked
  • Poor
  • Sexual minorities
  • Racial minorities
  • Outcasts
  • Vagabonds
  • Handicapped
  • Autistic
  • Victims of violence or exploitation
  • Mentally ill
  • Elderly
  • Unjustly accused


You will be interviewed by phone, Skype, or in person. Your interview will be recorded, then transcribed and edited.


I will ask you what your life is like now and how you got to your present state.

The author:

Cliff Williams is a college professor, an author of articles and books, including two other interview books: One More Train to Ride: The Underground World of Modern American Hoboes, published by Indiana University Press in 2003, and Choosing to Live: Stories of Those Who Stepped Away from Suicide, published by Charles C Thomas Publishers in 2017.


If you are interested in being interviewed, write to Cliff Williams at