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What is Chicken Soup for the Soul?

Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, publishes all the latest titles in the famous Chicken Soup for the Soul book series which are distributed through Simon and Schuster, Inc. Since 1993, books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series have sold more than 112 million copies in the US and Canada alone, with titles translated into more than 40 languages. Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing also licenses the right to use its famous trademark to high quality licensees. The company is currently implementing a plan to expand into all media, is working with TV networks on several TV shows and is developing a major Internet presence dedicated to life improvement, emotional support, inspiration and wellness. In 2007, USA Today named Chicken Soup for the Soul one of the five most memorable and impactful books in the last quarter century. For more information visit: www.chickensoup.com.

After 15 years of bringing real people and their stories together to touch the lives of others, Chicken Soup for the Soul has gone beyond the bookstore to become a world leader in life improvement.  Chicken Soup for the Soul is home to the largest catalog of user-generated, life-changing stories. Through books, movies, DVDs, online resources and other partnerships it brings hope, courage, inspiration and love to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Chicken Soup for the Soul authors and readers belong to a one-of-a-kind global community that shares advice, support, guidance, comfort, and knowledge.

How can I contact the corporate office of Chicken Soup for the Soul?

Mailing Address:
Chicken Soup for the Soul
P.O. Box 700
Cos Cob, CT 06807- 0700
ATTN: Customer Service

You can also contact us at:
webmaster@chickensoupforthesoul.com

I am a member of the press--how can I request a review copy of a Chicken Soup for the Soul book?

We are happy to send review copies of any title in the Chicken Soup for the Soul library. To request one, please contact Rusty Shelton at rusty@sheltoninteractive.com or 512-785-4469.

I am interested in developing a long-term partnership with Chicken Soup for the Soul where my magazine, newspaper or other media outlet routinely excerpts Chicken Soup for the Soul stories—how do I go about setting up such a relationship?

Chicken Soup for the Soul has a variety of long-term media relationships in place with outlets such as King Features and Woman’s World and is always looking for new partners that are interested in providing their audience with Chicken Soup for the Soul stories.

For more information on beginning such a relationship, please contact Rusty Shelton at rusty@sheltoninteractive.com or 512-785-4469.

I put together a newsletter for my organization (church, company, etc.) and would like to include a Chicken Soup for the Soul story in each one—is this alright?

Due to copyright issues you must obtain permission to use or reprint any Chicken Soup for the Soul story. A fee to reprint often applies.

To obtain permission, please fill out and send the form at the link below:

If the link does not work, or if you prefer to submit your request in writing, please mail, fax or email your request to:

The Permissions Company
P.O. Box 604
Mount Pocono, PA 18344
Attn: Frederick T. Courtright
Fax: (570) 839-7448
PermDude@eclipse.net
www.permissionscompany.com

Make sure the following information is included with any mailed, faxed or emailed requests:
1) The name of the story;
2) Story author's name (found at the end of the story);
3) Title of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book the story appears in;
4) Planned use for the story, including number of copies and price, if any.

I would like to interview someone regarding a Chicken Soup for the Soul book—who should I talk to?

Although there are several editors and contributors available for interviews, the best fit for an interview is likely Amy Newmark, publisher and editor of the new Chicken Soul for the Soul titles.

To schedule an interview with Amy or to request an interview with Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen or any other editors or contributors, please contact Rusty Shelton at rusty@sheltoninteractive.com or 512-785-4469.

Are individual contributors of stories found in Chicken Soup for the Soul books available for interviews?

Yes, many contributors are available for interviews relating to their stories. Please contact Rusty Shelton at rusty@sheltoninteractive.com or 512-785-4469 with the name of the contributor, story & book.

I am working on a print or video piece; do you have any photographs or video I can use?

We have a variety of visuals available to members of the press. Please contact Rusty Shelton at rusty@sheltoninteractive.com or 512-785-4469 with your specific needs and we will do our best to accommodate them.

I would like to reprint a story from a Chicken Soup for the Soul book, how is this normally handled?

Media outlets are welcome to reprint single stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul titles after obtaining permission. Please contact Rusty Shelton at rusty@sheltoninteractive.com or 512-785-4469 with the story name and book of origin and he will send the electronic file along with excerpt permission and byline requirements.

I need high-resolution cover art of a Chicken Soup for the Soul book for a story I’m writing—how do I go about getting the file quickly?

All cover files are available for download on our website.

Where can I find more information on the history of Chicken Soup for the Soul?

More information on the history of Chicken Soup for the Soul can be found on our website.

How do I correctly reference Chicken Soup for the Soul in an article?

If you are referencing the series or the brand, please refer to it as Chicken Soup for the Soul®, with an ® only the first time you reference it in an article.

If you are referencing the specific title of a book, including the first Chicken Soup for the Soul release, it should be listed in italics—Chicken Soup for the Soul or Chicken Soup for the Soul Teens Talk: High School.  

If you are referencing the company itself, please refer to it as Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC.