The 2022 Deep Wild Journal Graduate Student Essay Contest is open for submissions until March 1st! Send us your best creative nonfiction, max of 3,000 words, that is backcountry infused and inspired.  Up to three essays will be chosen for publication in the June 2022 volume of Deep Wild Journal, and the authors will receive cash awards and five copies of the journal. There is no fee to submit. Open to students currently enrolled in graduate studies, any degree program, part-time or full-time. See our essential Contest Guidelines.

Rock-Bottom Educational Discounts on Deep Wild 2021! We are pleased to offer generous student and faculty discounts: $5.00, postage included, for the 2021 issue of Deep Wild, while supplies last! Bulk mailing of classroom copies for students also available, for cost of postage only. Visit

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  1. A friend Jon Janosik, referred me to your publication. Beautiful. I enjoyed the essays and the photos. In the future, I would like to submit a few poems.


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