Submission call: Chicken Soup for the Soul wants nonfiction essays and poetry about grandparents Pays $200, due August 31, 2018

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Chicken Soup for the Soul wants nonfiction essays and poetry about grandparents. The editors write:

The moment a grandchild is born, grandparents are born too. Just seeing your baby hold his or her baby is an unbelievable experience. Everyone has a great story about the unconditional love between grandparents and their grandchildren. We are looking for true heartwarming, insightful and humorous stories celebrating grandparents and grandchildren; written by grandmothers and grandfathers about being grandparents and written by grandchildren about their grandmothers and grandfathers. Stories about or by step-grandparents and honorary grandparents are welcomed too.

Submitting to grandparents anthology

  • Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
  • Publication: Grandparents
  • Publication type: anthology
  • Word count: up to 1,200 words
  • Payment: $200 one month after publication and 10 copies of the book
  • Rights the publisher asks for: First print & e-book rights; that means you can republish your poem or essay at any time after the book appears in print.
  • Deadline: August 31, 2018
  • Publication date: not specified
  • Response time: varies
  • Format: no special formatting; all submissions are cut and paste into publisher’s online submissions editor
  • Will they take simultaneous submissions? The publisher does not specify whether it considers simultaneous submissions. However, since Chicken Soup for the Soul has a distinct style, it’s probably best not to submit the exact same version of your story that you submitted elsewhere.
  • Will they take multiple submissions? Yes. Read more about multiple and simultaneous submissions.
  • Will they take reprints? This publisher rarely accepts reprints, though it may do so if your piece only had very limited circulation, such as in a local newsletter or private blog post. You must note any previous publication when you submit the piece.
  • More about what the publisher wants: Chicken Soup for the Soul offers detailed submission guidelines outlining its unique style. Read them before submitting.

Find more details at Submissions | Chicken Soup for the Soul, and don’t forget to tell them you found their submission call here!

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