Noted authors in the adored Chicken Soup for the Soul book series have written features for the Heart of the Holidays: Yuletide Treasures & Traditions book.

Virgina A. Ellis, Poetry by Ginny, famous Christian poet, published in Chicken Soup for the Grandparent’s Soul, wrote the title opening poem for Holidays, and has eight additional poems published, including "The Lord’s Birthday Party," "Christmas Here All Year," "Dear Santa Claus," and  "Magic of a Winter Night."

Cynthia Brian, published in Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul, shares "The Gift of Magic" in Holidays.

Kay Presto from Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, and Chicken Soup for the Coffeelover’s Soul, shares "Midnight Mass," from her youth in Erie, PA.