Call for Submissions


Thanks for your winter entries!


  • Up to 5 unpublished poems
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted (notify us if accepted elsewhere)
  • Any topic is allowed
  • 1 Word document (.doc or .docx)
  • File name: Surname + Initials (ElliottS.docx)
  • Oregon residence only
  • Short 3–5 sentence bio
  • No cover letters please


  • We'll respond in a timely fashion (whatever that means)

Rights & Publication

  • Previously published work is accepted, but indicate where it was published (so that we can acknowledge it) and please make sure you have permission.
  • Authors published in Fireweed retain all rights to their work. However, if published elsewhere, please indicate that it first appeared in Fireweed: Poetry of Oregon.


  • Permanent access to the issue is given to participants


  • Audio recordings may be included upon acceptance (click here)