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:

Whistling Shade's Fall/Winter issue is here! Click the cover below to access the online version of the issue, or you can download a PDF replica for $1 by clicking the Buy Now button below.

Jarda Cervenka's newest story collection, Celebrated Navigation, is now available - click here to purchase the book. Thanks to all who came to the book release party on September 10!

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


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