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Write Now Submission Form

  1. The Geneva Cultural Arts Commission invites you to submit your work to the Write Now writing contest. To be eligible short stories must be themed Geneva in the year of 2020 or 2021. Applicants must be Geneva residents. Short stories can be fiction or nonfiction and must be family-friendly. Submissions must be nonpublished, original work, typed in 1,200 words or less. If a minor, a parent or guardian must grant permission to enter the contest. This application will close 5 p.m. Monday, March 1, 2021.

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  3. I understand that by submitting my story, the City of Geneva has the nonexclusive right to publish the story online, in City publications, and on other platforms at its discretion for the duration of the copyright. I affirm that my work is original and has not been previously published. To the best of my knowledge, my work does not infringe any copyright or rights of publicity, and does not defame or invade anyone's privacy. If I am a winner, I agree that the City may use my name and likeness in publicity materials.

  4. If under 18 years old, a parent or guardian must grant permission to enter the contest.

  5. For more information please contact Cate Tracy, Business Development Analyst and Cultural Arts Liaison at culturalarts@geneva.il.us.

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