Learn about poet, author, and retired Westmont College Professor of English Paul J. Willis. His work has been published in hundreds of journals, literary magazines, and books, including Best American Poetry 1996, Poetry magazine,Wilderness, and Christian Century. Five of his poems were nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
Paul J. Willis is a writer, essayist, professor of English, and former poet laureate of Santa Barbara, California.
Peruse Willis’s CV for an extensive listing of his publications, educational background, career highlights, honors, and awards.
Read an interview with Paul Willis to learn more about his personal history and inspirations.
Willis is available for readings of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction as well as for keynotes and workshops.