Birdfeast reads year-round. Take a look at our past issues to get a feel for what we enjoy. We welcome submissions of all forms and styles. More than anything, we want anything you'd like us to read.

*** All submissions are handled through our online submissions manager. ***

Submission Guidelines

- Submit up to 8 pages of writing (poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, your cat's diary; anything goes) in a pdf, doc, docx, or rtf file through our online submissions manager.
- Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please inform us as soon as your work is accepted anywhere else by adding a note to your submission via Submittable.
- Previously published work will not be accepted.
- Send only one submission at a time.
- Past contributors to Birdfeast should wait one year before submitting new work.
- Email any submission questions to Please note that we cannot respond to all submission status inquiries.