Mslexia Women’s Short Story Competition 2015
is for previously unpublished stories of up to 2,200 words by women writers.
Judge: Alison MacLeod
1st Prize: £2,000 plus two optional extras: a week’s writing retreat at Tŷ Newydd Writers’ Centre* and a day with a Virago editor**
2nd Prize: £500 3rd Prize: £250
Three other finalists win £100 each.
All winning stories will be published in issue 66 of Mslexia, published in June 2015.
Entry fee: £10 per story.
* The Tŷ Newydd retreat is accommodation only, dates to be agreed between Tŷ Newydd and the competition winner.
** The day with a Virago editor must be taken at a time that is suitable to both Virago and the competition winner.
The winner is responsible for any other expenses involved with attending the Tŷ Newydd retreat
and the day with a Virago editor, i.e travel, food, etc. The prizes are optional additions to the £2,000 first prize.
The prizes must be taken by 31 May 2016.
Phone 0191 204 8860