Cholla Needles Arts & Literary Library

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
Cynthia Anderson, Tobi Alfier, Cindy Rinne, Michael H. Brownstein, Katia Aoun Hage, John Sierpinski, Zara Kand, Susan Abbott, Dave Maresh, Kendall Johnson, Lucy Griffith, James Marvelle, John Brantingham, Nikia Chaney, Noreen Lawlor, Brian Beatty, Dave Benson, Greg Gilbert, Jean-Paul L. Garnier, Maía, Steve Braff, Michael W. Smith, George Howell, Simon Perchik
Book Types: 
Short story collections, Novel, Poetry collections
Paperback, Hardcover, E-book
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Space Cowboy Books, Rainbow Stew, Raven's Books, Amazon

Editorial Focus

The focus of the Cholla Needles Arts & Literary Library is mostly poetry. The press has a specialized series of poetry/art books with art created by the author, or a specialized artist. The editors have published several short story collections, novellas, and novels; however be aware the vast majority of their acceptances are for poetry.

Tips From the Editor

All of the book authors appear first in our monthly house magazine, Cholla Needles. The magazine is the perfect place to build the audience who will be purchasing your book.

Contact Information

Richard Soos, Editor
6732 Conejo Avenue
Joshua Tree 92252
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Feb 22, 2024