Submissions

If you are interested in contributing a piece of your own work to the Awakened Voices™ project, please fill out our submission form.

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SUBMISSION AGREEMENT

We are delighted that you are interested in submitting your art, poetry or short story to the Awakened Voices™ project. By doing so, you are granting The Green Swing Companies, LLC the license to duplicate, display, transmit and publish your art, poetry or short story in all media, through the Awakened Voices™ project.

We are requesting these rights so that your work can inspire as many people as possible today, tomorrow and in the future. Any proceeds from the sale of this work will be donated to charities that focus on improving the quality of life for children with epilepsy.

Please note that by clicking the SUBMIT button below for consideration of your work, you are confirming that you are the sole creator of the material, the material has not been previously published, you own all the rights to the material, and you are granting The Green Swing Companies, LLC an exclusive, worldwide copyright license to publish the material on the website and in any other form of our choosing. You also affirm that the art, poetry or short story does not defame or otherwise violate the rights, copyrights, trademarks, privacy, or reputation of any third party. In addition, you are releasing to us all future publication rights with proper credit given to the artist or author.  Submission does not guarantee publication.

You grant The Green Swing Companies, LLC an exclusive, assignable, royalty-free, perpetual, world-wide license to duplicate, display, distribute, excerpt, or transmit the submitted art, poetry or short story, or any portion thereof, in any format or media known or hereafter known. The Green Swing Companies, LLC shall have the right to own or register copyrights to any works or compilations created by The Green Swing Companies, LLC that contain the art, poetry or short story entries in whole or in part.

You agree to indemnify and hold The Green Swing Companies, LLC harmless against any claims asserted by any third parties that allege the essay violates their rights, or from any breach by you of your promises in this agreement. You shall be responsible for any costs incurred by The Green Swing Companies, LLC for defense or settlement of third-party claims, including but not limited to The Green Swing Companies, LLC reasonable attorneys’ fees.

You understand that submitting art, poetry or a short story does not guarantee that your work will be used, displayed, or otherwise reproduced. Art, poetry or a short story may be archived for public use, or reproduced in audio form, published in print or online, or in any other way in whole or in part. The decision of which and how art, poetry or a short story will be used shall be at the sole discretion of The Green Swing Companies, LLC. You understand and are voluntarily submitting your art, poetry or short story without compensation and further understand that The Green Swing Companies, LLC will not offer compensation for any derivative work that your art, poetry or short story may be a part of, nor shall you be entitled to claim any payment or compensation from The Green Swing Companies, LLC, whether or not your art, poetry or short story is included in any publications or materials sold or marketed by The Green Swing Companies, LLC or otherwise used in connection with fundraising or promotion by The Green Swing Companies, LLC.

Because we request personally-identifiable information, such as (but not limited to) your email address, and to conform to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) in the United States, we require that all registrants be at least 13 years old. Other countries may have other age restrictions and we require that you follow all applicable law(s) for your locality. There is no way we can be aware of all legal restrictions world-wide, so it is your responsibility to be sure you are acting in a lawful manner.

You affirm that you are at least 13 years of age. You further affirm that either (i) you are at least 18 years of age and possess the legal right and ability to enter into this agreement, or (ii) this submission is being made on your behalf by a parent or legal guardian who possesses the legal right and ability to enter into this agreement on your behalf.

If you have read, acknowledge, and agree to be bound by each of the terms and conditions in this agreement, click the SUBMIT button to complete submission of your art, poetry or short story.

If you do not agree to be bound by each of the terms and conditions of this agreement, DO NOT click the SUBMIT button. DO NOT complete the submission process.