Jean Huets

About me

I am publisher at Circling Rivers, an independent press dedicated to Americana: fiction, nonfiction and poetry. My blog Leaves of Grass (mostly about 19th Century USA) is at My writing on the American Civil War era has been in The New York Times, The Civil War Monitor, and Fantasy magazine, and in the NY Times: Disunion book. I am author of The Cosmic Tarot book and co-author, with Stuart R. Kaplan, of The Encyclopedia of Tarot.

From my website


WITH WALT WHITMAN: HIMSELF, a multi-touch book by Jean Huets, is now available at iTunes: With over 300 period images, WITH WALT WHITMAN: HIMSELF will appeal not only to Walt’s followers, but to people intrigued by the United States as it was in the 19th century. Those who love Walt’s poetry will…

JULY 2015

WITH WALT WHITMAN: HIMSELF, a multi-touch book by Jean Huets, is available to pre-order at the iTunes store. You can also download a free (beta) sample. Kathryn Jones is now copyediting and testing the complete book. A double background as editor and graphic designer makes her ideal to help launch the book.…

JUNE 2015

Circling Rivers is very pleased to announce our first acquisition: AMERICAN TUMBLEWEEDS, by Marta Elva. Marta’s novel tells the bittersweet story of a Mexican-American family’s struggle to stay together as tradition collides with the social upheaval of 1960s America, set along the border between Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, and El Paso,…

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