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Presenting Heikki Huotari’s Tooth & Shoe

About the book: Willow Springs Books is pleased to announce the 9th volume of our Surrealist Poetry Series: Tooth & Shoe by Heikki Huotari. Simultaneously hyper organized and utterly chaotic, Tooth and Shoe asks us to take a second glance at the seeming normality...

Call For Submissions! Hair of the Dog!

Hair of the dog—the best cure for what ails us is to have more of it. Even outside of this context, dogs seem to represent ourselves in excess, our best and worst, most over the top, heart-on-our-sleeves, versions. The selves that run wild, yet wait patiently, that...

July 2018 Newsletter

Hi, All, I’m Taylor D. Waring, and I’ll be the managing editor for Willow Springs Books during the 2018-2019 production cycle. I’m a poet / musician from Oshkosh, Wisconsin. During my undergrad, I majored in English Lit. and minored in Philosophy. I spent the next few...

Presenting Canese Jarboe’s dark acre

Willow Springs Books enthusiastically introduces Canese Jarboe, author of our newest addition to the ACME Poetry Series. Jarboe’s chapbook, dark acre, will officially be released the week of March 12th, and we couldn’t be more excited to share this collection...

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....