Work Shanty Contest


Geist Work Shanty Writing Contest

Write a modern work shanty for the chance to win cash prizes and publication. We're bringing back the old timey work shanty but updated for new timey jobs.

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

CanLit Story Contest

The writing contest whose name is almost as long as the entries! Deadline: February 15, 2019. Now Closed. Read more

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