Submission: Open

Winter 2022/23 Deadline: December 15, 2022

For a third year, Red Alder Review is taking submissions for the annual Mid-Winter Haiku series. General submissions for poetry and short prose are also open until the deadline posted above.

Notes on Submissions:

  • Preferred file types: .DOC, .DOCX, etc.
  • In Subject Line of your email, please indicate genre of your submission.
  • 12-point font preferred. All effort will be made to maintain the original format of the piece(s).
  • Include a brief writer’s bio.
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted – please inform as soon as possible, if piece(s) accepted elsewhere.

Please send submissions to: redalderreview[at]gmail[dot]com

Red Alder Review publishes digital issues of poetry and prose on a biannual basis (Spring and Fall). Other features, such as interviews and reviews, appear on the blog on a rolling basis.


  • Up to 5 poems (in one document (.doc/.docx).

Micro/Flash Prose

  • < 300 words (Micro)
  • < 1000 words (Flash)
  • Max. 2 pieces in one Word document (.doc/.docx).

Other Forms/Hybrids/Anomalies/etc.

  • Send a pitch to redalderreview[at]gmail[dot]com


  • Interviews on a rolling basis – Send a pitch to redalderreview[at]gmail[dot]com


  • (500 – 1500 words) — Please send a pitch to redalderreview[at]gmail[dot]com

Red Alder Review requests First World Rights, and the right to include the work on the Red Alder Review blog website indefinitely. After publication, all rights revert to the author. Copyright remains with the author. For work that is subsequently reprinted elsewhere, please credit Red Alder Review as the site of first publication.

Red Alder Review strives to be an online publication of inclusion, welcoming writers of all backgrounds to submit. This includes, but is in no way limited to, BIPOC writers, writers with disabilities, LGBTQIA2S+ writers, and writers from other marginalized groups.

As an independent, one-person operation, Red Alder Review does not charge submission fees nor does Red Alder Review pay for published pieces at this time.

Thank you to all contributors for entrusting their work to Red Alder Review.