Work Shanty Contest


Geist Work Shanty Writing Contest

Write a modern work shanty for the chance to win cash prizes and publication.



Erase an excerpt from Wacousta, one of the oldest Canadian novels, into your own prize-winning poem. This contest is now closed. more

Erasure Poetry Contest

Generate a CanLit premise at, use the premise as the basis for a story, and win big! This contest is now closed. more

CanLit Story Contest

The writing contest whose name is almost as long as the entries! Extended deadline: January 31, 2018. more

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