$200 for Funny Essays & Stories to Be Published by Chicken Soup for the Soul

Following the success of the best selling Chicken Soup for the Soul book Laughter is the Best Medicine, the famous publisher is seeking true (and funny) stories for a new anthology.

This is a unique opportunity to be published in a likely best-selling book by a world famous publisher.

They pay $200 per essay or poem, as well as contributor copies.

According to their call for submissions:

Laughter is the best medicine. And we love to publish your funny stories—in all our books. Our first ever book filled with nothing but funny stories was a bestseller, so we’re doing it again, for publication in 2022. We’re looking for those funny stories you tell again and again. The ones that make everyone laugh.

Share your funny stories about something that happened to you in your life – in your relationship with a partner or spouse, a parent or child, a family member or friend, at work or at home – that made you and the people around you laugh out loud. Did you mean for it to be funny? Did the other person mean to make you laugh? Did a situation just get out of control? Did a misunderstanding turn into a comedy of errors?

We can’t wait to hear your true stories. We want them to be silly, outrageous and hilarious, and they absolutely must brighten our day and make us laugh! Good clean fun—and sometimes a tiny bit risqué too.

The deadline to submit your story is August 30th, 2021.

Keep in mind though, that they do sometimes change these deadlines.

To learn more, and to submit your story, read this page.


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