Whistling Shade is a literary journal and small press located in St. Paul, MN. We take a populist approach to literature and our audience is the general reading public. Whistling Shade is distributed to cafes, book stores, libraries and other locations in the Twin Cities; our print circulation is 2500 semi-annually and we have been publishing since 2001. Whistling Shade Press also publishes books. To receive announcements about issue and book releases, join our mailing list, or follow us on Facebook.
Latest News:

The Fall/Winter 2013 ghosts issue is here!

Call for submissions. Our Spring/Summer 2014 issue will have a Victorian theme. We are looking for essays on Victorian writers - Hardy, Tennyson, Kipling et al. So if you've ever felt the urge to bust out and write a few pages on George Eliot, here's your chance! Poetry, fiction and art on a Victorian subject will also be considered. The deadline for Victorian submissions is March 1.

We are also planning to launch a new imprint of narrative poetry books, the Geste series. Click here for details.


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