Mslexia Women's Poetry Competition 2021


Published: Tuesday, 7 September 2021

6 December 2021

Who may enter
The competition is open to women of any nationality from any country. 

The competition is organized by Mslexia, a British magazine for women writers.

The competition is open to unpublished poems of any length, on any subject.

Entries should be in English or English dialect.

Entries should not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere, in print or online.

This year's judge is Pascale Petit.

Entry fee
£10 for three poems. 

• 1st prize: £2,000
• 2nd prize: £500
• 3rd prize: £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• Unpublished Poetry Prize for the best poem by a previously unpublished poet: £250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 issue of Mslexia.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.