We consider stories and poems on any subject, all year round, by writers 13 and younger. The maximum length for a Stone Soup story is 2,500 words. There is no minimum length. Writers whose work is published in Stone Soup will receive $25.
Special Instructions for Teachers
Be sure that each entry includes the student's name, age, birthdate, address, parent's name, parent's email address, and parent's phone number. Limit: 10 stories or poems per classroom submission.
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