Loki, Glass Explorer


George “Loki” Williams, Founder and Curator

Who is this Loki guy? Wasn’t he the villain in The Avengers or something?

George Williams (more commonly known by the nickname “Loki”) is an 8th generation native of the city and grew up walking through the cemeteries of New Orleans

Founder and producer of the Silver Machine series of art and music events from 1999 to 2003, he has also produced or co-produced events ranging from the Rising Tide Conference to the Anne Rice Vampire Lestat Fan Club’s Tenth Anniversary Halloween Ball. Since 2016 he has been leading tours of the city and its cemeteries as a licensed tour guide. It has been his pleasure to serve on the board of directors for Save Our Cemeteries since late 2018.

As a tabletop roleplaying game designer he has published work through companies ranging from Kobold Press and Everybody Games to Savage Mojo and Goodman Games. He is currently a member of the Legendary Games design team.

Loki’s work has been covered by media including the BBC,  The New Yorker, NOLA.com, BBC 5 Radio, Offbeat Magazine, WTUL 91.5 FM, Kingfish Magazine and also by scholarly publications including  MetroPolitics EU and the book  News Evolution or Revolution?: The Future of Print Journalism in the Digital Age from Peter Lang Publishing.

His work has been the recipient of numerous accolades and awards. Highlights include Silver ENnie Awards in 2005 and 2007 for Planewalker.com, Bulldog Reporter Award in 2008 for the ”Blog Buddy” campaign for AMACOM Books, Webby Award in 2008 for OSI’s Katrina: an UnNatural Disaster, and an ENnie nomination in 2013 for Dark Roads and Golden Hells from Open Design/Kobold Press.

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