The 4th annual contest, co-sponsored by The Tyee, is underway now, with a deadline of December 1 to write a fiction or non-fiction story of no more than 500 words. Details on how to enter can be found here.
First prize is $250; second $150; third $100 (more than one prize may be awarded in each category) and there are "swell Geist gifts" for honourable mentions.
The entry fee is $20 for the first entry (includes 1-year Geist subscription or subscription extension), $5 for each additional entry.Winning entries will be published in Geist and at geist.com. Selected stories will be posted at thetyee.ca. Honourable mentions will be published at geist.com.