Jody Williams publishes artists' books under the name Flying Paper Press. She has taught workshops and presented lectures at museums and colleges across the United States and in Europe.
Williams's work is in the collections of the Walker Art Center, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Minnesota Historical Society, and numerous other museums, universities, and libraries. Her honors include Jerome Foundation fellowships and grants and awards from the Minnesota Craft Council, the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
In 2008, Williams received the first Minnesota Book Artist Award from the Friends of the St. Paul Public Library, and she was awarded Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grants in 2013 and 2016.