Books by Paul J. WillisThe author of three poetry books—Say This Prayer into the PastRosing from the Dead, and Visiting Home—Paul J. Willis also wrote the eco-fantasy omnibus The Alpine Tales. He co-edited In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare, and his creative nonfiction was published in Bright Shoots of Everlastingness: Essays on Faith and the American Wild.


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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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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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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