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Presenting Jaclyn Watterson’s Ventriloquisms

  Willow Springs Books is thrilled to announce that Jaclyn Watterson’s Ventriloquisms, 2016 winner of the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, has officially released today, Oct. 1st! “One of the great joys of being an avid reader of fiction is coming across a...

Presenting Serena Crawford’s Here Among Strangers

  Willow Springs Books and Lost Horse Press are excited to announce that Serena Crawford’s Here Among Strangers, winner of the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, will be released March 1st! “Crawford’s great skill and restraint are on display … she strikes that...

Nightbird Books hosts Molly Giles

On December 12th, Molly Giles read in Fayetteville, Arkansas to promote her new short story collection, All the Wrong Places, published by Willow Springs Books. Nightbird Books, the local independent bookstore, proudly welcomed Giles back to Fayetteville, who although...

A conversation with Molly Giles

Molly Giles appeared on the Newbies Writer Podcast as a guest speaking, have just released All The Wrong Places. Giles is an award-winning author and her contribution on this show is obvious. Listen to her wit and...

Giles on Michael Krasny’s FORUM

Bay Area author Molly Giles joins Michael Krasny on his radio show, FORUM to discuss her newest short-story collection, “All the Wrong Places.” A “wild and adventurous read,” the stories’ settings range from Hawaii to Ireland....


Huge congratulations to our family at Willow Springs on the release of their 81st edition! This issue is full of incredible work, so get a copy soon!

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We hope you’re staying safe out there, Spokane! This snowstorm wasn’t messing around!

The WSB staff would like to wish you a happy new year! We are over-the-moon about the projects we're planning to release this year, and we can't wait to see what you think.

To celebrate the start of 2018, we're making our reading lists for the year. What did you read in 2017 that should be on our 2018 lists?

Happy Holidays! We at Willow Springs Books sincerely hope you’re enjoying whatever holiday you’re celebrating snuggled up with loved ones, a mug of something delicious, and a book. Here’s to a great last week of 2017! ☕️📕❄️