The White Elephant is for the writer refusé, the writer dedicated to sentences and not to schmoozing. It is an outlet for the studious, the exacting, the steeped in history and imagination. Your work should not be a search for the right word, but for the better word.

The White Elephant is the home of the breakthrough.

The White Elephant is a 21st-century Black Sun Press, minus the cheap solar mysticism and extravagant suicide pacts.

We welcome you warmly and can’t wait to read your peculiar and unforgettable work.

l-r: poetry editor Gladys Toynsbee, editor-in-chief Mary-Frances Wolles, fiction editor Ruth Spode, & intern Danny Spode