The Coachella Review accepts original work that is vibrant, thoughtful, and precise. Whether your work is innovative or traditional, we strive to celebrate writing that holds readers in awe.

We publish two issues a year, in June and December. Submissions are currently being considered for our Winter 2023 publication. Please send us your work by Monday, September 4.

Creative submissions are currently closed for TCR Daily.
However, we accept pitches for reviews and interviews year-round.
For book reviews and interviews,
please query our reviews editor below.

Our response time is generally three to six months.
Simultaneous submissions are welcomed, but please do not send us more than one submission per genre per issue.

The Coachella Review uses Submittable. Please follow the link below for detailed guidelines and to submit.



We invite poets to send up to three poems per submission. Include all works in a single attachment. There are no restrictions on form or length. Please submit only Word documents.

Submit for Poetry

TCR Daily

TCR Daily is currently closed for creative content, but we are still open to reviews. Please query the Book Reviews Editor first at

Creative Submissions Closed


We welcome creative nonfiction of all kinds.
Submissions should not exceed 6,000 words. Please submit only Word documents.

Submit for Nonfiction


We welcome dramatic writing for both stage and screen. We’re interested in scripts up to 12 pages in length. Monologues are welcomed and encouraged. Screenplays should follow the American Standard format. Stage plays may be in American Standard or any other format that serves the story. Please submit only Word documents. We will also consider produced short films (see Submittable for details).

Submit for Drama


We welcome short stories, novel excerpts, and experimental forms. Both literary and genre works are invited.
Submissions should not exceed 6,000 words. Please submit only Word documents.

Submit for Fiction