De-par-ture (di-par΄cher) noun: 1. A starting out, as on a trip or a new course of action. 2. A divergence or deviation, as from an established rule, plan or procedure. 3. A niche publisher searching for authors with engaging style and distinctive voice. 4. Fly fishing, wing shooting and expedition.

Departure Publishing aims to facilitate a select list of accomplished writers who are challenging the traditional boundaries of sporting and expedition publishing. Instead of continually churning out volumes of comfortable and habitual writing, we’re looking to occasionally publish something exceptional.