The GENEii Writing Contest

Writing and Illustrating

scgsheaderGENEii%20logoPresenting the 15th Annual Family History Writing Contest
Sponsored by Southern California Genealogical Society
Entries must be received in digital format between
Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2014

email entries to: 

More information and a sample cover letter can be found on the
SCGS website:

Submissions, questions & comments may be submitted by email to
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
(818) 843-7247

GENEii Writing Contest Overview
The GENEii Writing Contest is for factual articles: either family history or local history, character sketches, or memoirs. Winning entries capture a sense of a family’s experience(s), the character of a locality, or reveal an individual’s character and personality. We feel the best articles help illuminate the human drama—and will also illuminate the era, and/or the historical or social context of the subject.

Prizes are awarded in two categories. Category 1 is for articles between 1,000 and 2,000 words in length. Category 2 is for articles under 1,000…

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