Thursday, 6 March 2008


Mslexia, the highly recommended magazine for women writers has an annual competition for poetry. Entrants must be women but do not have to be a subscriber.

Prizes: £1,000; £500; £250; 22 other finalists will win £25 each and all winning poems will be published in in the summer issue of Mslexia magazine.
No restrictions on length, etc which is unusual.
Notified in June.
Fee: £5 for up to 3 poems.
Deadline: 25th April, 2008
Judge: Carol Ann Duffy - love her stuff.

Submit to
Women’s Poetry Competition,
Mslexia Publications Limited, PO Box 656,
Freepost NEA5566, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1BR
(Postmarked no later than 25 April. No need for a stamp.)

or if from outside UK, email and pay online on the website.
They also tell you how to win and let you read previous winners (when the judge was someone else)

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