June 15
Mslexia Women’s Poetry Competition 2015

1st Prize: £2,000 plus two optional extras:
mentoring session with the editor of The Poetry Review,
and a week’s writing retreat at Cove Park.
Special prize: £500: best poem by a previously unpublished woman poet.
2nd Prize: £400; 3rd Prize: £200
17 Runners up: £25 each
All winning poems published in the September 2015 issue.
Fee: £7 for up to 3 poems. Any length:
Judge: Deryn Rees-Jones.
Mslexia Women’s Pamphlet Competition 2015
1st Prize: Publication of the pamphlet by Seren Books
+ £250; 25 complimentary copies + 10% royalties from subsequent sales
+ one or more poems from the collection published in December issue.
Fee: £20. Length: 20-24 pages; collection of 18-20 poems.
Judge: Amy Wack (Poetry Editor, Seren Books.
Online entry or
Mslexia Publications Limited, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1BR
0191 204 8860


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