Paul J. Willis
Paul J. Willis has over 22 years of experience in non-profit management. He earned a B.S. degree in Psychology and a M.S. degree in Communication. He started his administrative work in 1992 as the co-director of the Holos Foundation in Minneapolis. The Foundation operated an alternative high school program for at-risk youth. Willis has been the executive director of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival since 2004. He is the founder of the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival (established in 2003). Current fascinations include Adam Rippon, Tara Lipinski, and Johnny Weir; directing staged readings of obscure Tennessee Williams one-act plays; and Eurovision.