Welcome to the Chicken Soup for the Soul submission form. We're excited you're here, and we look forward to reading your work. We welcome your stories and poems that are written in English. We are always looking for new talent, so don’t be shy!
If this is your first time visiting us, please visit our Story Guidelines page, which will answer many of your questions about subject matter, length, and style. Following our guidelines will give you the best possible chance of being accepted.
For a list of our new topics, complete with descriptions and deadlines, please visit our Possible Book Topics page.
Please complete all fields in the form below. If you live outside the United States please fill in the parts of the form that pertain to you and where you live. Even if you are a past contributor and we have your information on file for a past book, we need your complete information again. If you have changed your contact information and you have a submission still outstanding for a book that is in process, please let us know your new information and the book you submitted for by alerting our [email protected].
WE DO NOT PAY FOR SUBMISSIONS. WE ONLY PAY FOR STORIES IF WE PUBLISH THEM IN ONE OF OUR BOOKS, TYPICALLY 6 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS AFTER SUBMISSION. WE RECEIVE THOUSANDS OF SUBMISSIONS FOR EACH BOOK BUT CAN ONLY SELECT 101 STORIES FOR INCLUSION.