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Deep Wild: Writing from the Backcountry, featuring the best essays, stories, and poems inspired by journeys to places where there are no roads, is published annually each summer in a portable, perfect-bound edition. If you love wild places and good words, please consider purchasing a subscription. Deep Wild 2020, to be published in June, will feature the work of 45 writers and two artists, in over 160 pages.

Gift Subscriptions. If you would like to give a gift subscription to Deep Wild, simply click on one of the links below to complete your order, and change the shipping address to that of the recipient.  If you would like us to include a gift card with your name, simply email us at with your request. Please put “Gift Subscription Info” in the subject line. If you have any difficulty changing the address or filling the order, email us and we will help.

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Your support is crucial to our success. We are an all-volunteer staff. Our expenses are covered solely by subscriptions and donations; we do not charge writers a submission fee. Thanks.

If you prefer not to pay online, you can send a check or money order to:

Deep Wild Journal c/o Rick Kempa
504 Walnut St.
Rock Springs, WY 82901

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