Mslexia’s annual Women’s Poetry Competition is now open. The poems will be be judged by Forward Prize-winning poet Fiona Benson.
This competition is open to unpublished poems of any length, on any subject. Your £10 entry fee allows you to submit up to three poems.
1st: £2 000; 2nd: £500; 3rd: £250
Unpublished Poetry Prize for the best poem by a previously unpublished poet: £250
The four winners plus sixteen additional finalists will have their poems published in the March 2024 issue of Mslexia.
The deadline for all entries is 23:59 GMT, 4 December 2023.
Entrants will be notified of the outcome of their entry in February 2024. The winner and finalists will be announced on 1 March 2024.