Books

Books by Paul J. WillisThe author of six full volumes of poetry—Little Rhymes for Lowly Plants, Deer at Twilight: Poems from the North Cascades, Getting to Gardisky Lake, Say This Prayer into the PastRosing from the Dead, and Visiting Home—Paul J. Willis also wrote the eco-fantasy omnibus The Alpine Tales and the YA novel All in a Garden Green. He co-edited In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare, and his creative nonfiction has been collected in To Build a Trail: Essays on Curiosity, Love, and Wonder and Bright Shoots of Everlastingness: Essays on Faith and the American Wild.

PoetryPoetry

Paul J. Willis’s poems have appeared in hundreds of publications, including the 1996 edition of Best American PoetryPoetry magazine,Wilderness, and Christian Century.
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FictionFiction

His short fiction has been published in Ascent, Image, and The Other Side, where it received an award from the Evangelical Press Association.
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Creative NonfictionCreative Nonfiction

Willis’s narrative and reflective essays have been anthologized in Best Spiritual Writing 1999 (HarperSanFrancisco), Best American Spiritual Writing 2004 (Houghton Mifflin), and Best Christian Writing 2006 (Jossey-Bass).
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All in a Garden Green Book CoverSay This Prayer into the Past Book CoverThe Alpine Tales Book Cover

Little Rhymes for Lowly Plants Book CoverRosing from the Dead Book CoverBright Shoots of Everlastingness Essays on Faith and the American Wild Book Cover
Deer at Twilight: Poems from the North Cascades Book CoverVisiting Home Book CoverIn a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare Book Cover

Getting to Gardisky Lake Book CoverTo Build a Trail: Essays on Curiosity, Love, and Wonder Book CoverHow to Get There Book Cover