An Adventure Begins Here

Deep Wild: Writing from the Backcountry, the home for creative work inspired by journeys to places where there are no roads, is open for submissions for its 2021 issue. Click on for full details.

The 2020 issue of Deep Wild: Writing from the Backcountry is now on sale for 20% off. That’s $16, mailed anywhere in the United States. The issue contains 150 pages of creative work by 41 writers and two artists, each of them sharing insights and experiences from the backcountry. It is printed on 100% recyclable paper in a durable, compact format. To order, visit For international rates, email deepwildorders@gmail.comStudent and faculty discounts are also available.

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.

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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. We are a not-for-profit enterprise with an all-volunteer staff.  Thanks, and happy hiking!

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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