Cholla Needles is a print publication.

We accept poetry/short stories/creative essays/art and photographs.

Payment is one copy of the printed magazine to US authors. (Note: Authors from other countries will receive a pdf due to the cost of international postage. We will save the print copy for you for when you visit our beautiful park again.)

Submit six original poems via email to

Include a brief author bio and photo.

Copyright returns to the original author upon publication.

Cholla Needles also publishes books by our contributors.
Queries welcome.

We suggest reading a sample issue to help yourself become familiar with our format. Each issue consists of ten chapbooks within two covers. Each month readers receive these 10 chapbooks by current writers for $5.

We invite you to visit our on-line bookstore 
to stay updated on our newest releases. 

We encourage locals to visit 
Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley
Space Cowboy in Joshua Tree
JT Coffee Company in Joshua Tree
Raven's Book Shoppe in Twenty-Nine Palms

See you at the monthly magazine release party and reading!!!