Mslexia welcome poems of any length, on all subjects - as long as they're written by women.
1st prize: £2,000(plus two optional extras*: a week's writing retreat at Cove Park and a mentoring session with the Editor of premier magazine Poetry Review.
2nd prize: £400
17 other finalists will each win £25
3rd prize £200
SPECIAL NEW PRIZE: £1,000 for the best poem by a previously unpublished woman poet.
Judge: Wendy Cope
Closing date: 16 June 2014
All winning poems will be published in Mslexia.
Please read the competition rules before entering.
Enter the competition here
Poetry Pamphlet competitionFor the second year, and in conjunction with Seren Books, we are running a pamphlet competition for short collections of 20-24 pages of 18-20 poems, open to any woman poet who has not previously had a full-length collection published. The prize is publication of the pamphlet by Seren Books plus £250.
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Last year's winning pamphlet, Shadow Dispatches by Polly Atkin (right), is available to buy for just £5.
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