Mslexia Women’s Poetry Competition 2021

The Mslexia poetry competition is open to unpublished poems of any length written by writers who self-identify as a woman.

The competition costs £10 to enter and allows writers to submit up to 3 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Unpublished Poetry Prize for the best poem by a previously unpublished poet: £250.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 issue of Mslexia.

The deadline for entries is 23:59GMT December 6th 2021.

To read more about the Mslexia poetry competition and enter, click here.



£10 for up to 3 poems

Application Deadline:
6 December 2021 11:59 pm