Willow Announces Pushcart Nominees

Willow Books is pleased to announce nominations for the Pushcart Prize 2020: This is Where by Louise K. Waakaa'igan. Waakaa’igan is enrolled at Odaawaa Zaaga ’iganiing (Lac Courte Orielles Reservation) in northern Wisconsin. Louise is the recipient of the 2017 PEN Poetry Prize and also the first-place winner of Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop’s Broadside Competition … Continue reading Willow Announces Pushcart Nominees

Still A Man for Our Times

…Cherry's stories are brutally realistic refusals to mourn what is most deplorable in life in the United States from African American male perspectives… Still a Man is a powerful book that speaks convincingly of intersectionality, of the inter- and intra-ethnic confluences wherein readers dwell..."Dr. Jerry A. Ward, Jr. In 2011, Willow Books had the distinct … Continue reading Still A Man for Our Times

Rachelle Linda Escamilla honored at Library of Congress

At this very moment, Rachelle Linda Escamilla is a Visiting Scholar at the Library of Congress, Hispanic Division. Her poems are being recorded for their "Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape" Collection.  Since this spring, Rachelle has been making incredible strides: Co-founded, with Angel Dominguez, the Latinx Poetix Symposium @ California State University Monterey Bay … Continue reading Rachelle Linda Escamilla honored at Library of Congress