Reading Series

Poetry ReadingsCommitted to advancing poetry and celebrating new as well as veteran poets, Paul J. Willis hosts the Santa Barbara Poetry Series, Westmont Reading Series, and Los Prietos Stafford Readings.

Santa Barbara Reading SeriesSanta Barbara Poetry Series

Willis hosts the Santa Barbara Poetry Series, which features a younger poet, local poet, and visiting poet at each of the three annual readings.
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Westmont Reading SeriesWestmont Reading Series

Paul J. Willis frequently serves as host of the Westmont Reading Series, during which writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction present their work at Westmont College.
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InterviewLos Prietos Stafford Readings

Since 2007, Willis has hosted an annual community reading of the poems of William Stafford in Los Padres National Forest.
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