An Adventure Begins Here

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The second issue of Deep Wild Journal is now available! That’s 150 pages of creative work by 41 writers and two artists, each of them sharing insights and experiences from the backcountry. Scroll down to see the Table of Contents and the Foreword. And check out our blog for excerpts from the poems, essays, and stories. We will adding at least one each week.

If you love wild places and good words, please consider supporting our mission—to provide a home for creative work inspired by journeys to places where there are no roads—with a subscription for yourself and/or a friend, at  The journal is eminently portable and durable, and printed on 100% recyclable paper. Thanks, and happy hiking.

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Our submissions window for Issue 2 is now closed. Thanks to all who sent us work! We will be open again for submissions in October. Subscribe to our blog, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter to keep abreast of Deep Wild news.

The 2019 issue of Deep Wild Journal has nearly sold out, but a few copies are still available, for $16 plus $4 shipping. The volume is 130 pages, and contains the work of 37 writers and three artists. Contact to request a copy.

Scroll down to see the Contents and the Forward.


© 2018 Andie Thrams; Used with permission

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