Submitting to anthologies (such as “Chicken Soup for the Soul”) is a great way for new writers to break into the industry and for established writers to keep their work circulating—and we’ve got tips for making effective anthology submissions.
What Are Anthologies?
An anthology is a collection of works that all share a common theme. There are anthologies out there for a vast array of topics: essays on bird-watching adventures, short stories about surviving cancer, poems on heartbreak and triumph. Publishing your work in an anthology is a perfect way to share your story with others who sympathize with, empathize with, or just want to learn more about a topic or experience.
Anthologies are often created because a publishing company feels a certain theme is underrepresented in the market. See More . . .