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The PBS & Mslexia Women's Poetry and Pamphlet Competitions 2019

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Closing date: 
16 September 2019
Entry: 
All women poets - only women are eligible - Poetry £10 for up to three poems, Pamphlet £20
Prize: 
Poetry - £2000 (plus optional mentorship and writing retreat) | 2nd: £400 | 3rd: £250 Pamphlet – publication by Seren Books and £200

WOMEN'S POETRY COMPETITION | JUDGE MALIKA BOOKER  Read more

Women’s Poetry and Pamphlet Competitions 2018

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Closing date: 
13 September 2018
Entry: 
Open to women of any nationality from any country, and welcomes poems in any style, of any length, on any subject. Entry fee: Poetry £10 Pamphlet £20
Prize: 
POETRY: First Prize £2000 plus publication in both Mslexia and the PBS Bulletin, Second Prize £400, Third Prize £200. PAMPHLET: Publication by Seren Books

Women's Poetry Competition 2018

 

For a single poem.

Judged by the UK Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duff

1st Prize: £2000 plus publication in both MslexiaStylish and lively site for quarterly UK literary magazine read by 12,000 'committed' women writers. Good range of quality writing, information and advice with news, reviews, competitions and interviews, all presented in a friendly fashion. Praised by Helen Dunmore as 'astute, invigorating and above all an excellent read.' www.mslexia.co.uk and the PBS Bulletin, as well a mentorship with PBS Book Selector Sandeep Parmar and a Cove Park writing retreat.

2nd Prize: £400, 3rd Prize: £200

17 finalists win £25 each.  Read more

Emma Press poetry and prose open submission

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Closing date: 
10 December 2017
Entry: 
Open to all writers internationally but you have to join the Emma Press Club No entry fee
Prize: 
Publication

The Emma Press has launched an open submissions call for pamphlet proposals, for both poetry and prose, for adults and children. The submissions window will close on 10 December.  Read more

Mslexia Women’s Poetry and Pamphlet Competitions 2017

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Closing date: 
19 June 2017
Entry: 
Open to women of any nationality from any country, and welcomes poems of in any style, of any length, on any subject Entry fee:£7 for up to 3 poems and £20 for a collection of 18-20 poems of 20-24 pages
Prize: 
Poetry Prize £2,000 plus two optional extras, Pamphlet Prize Publication of the pamphlet by Seren Books in 2017

Mslexia Women's Poetry Competition 2017

 

Mslexia Women's Poetry Competition 2017 is for poems of any length and in any style.

Judge: Sinéad Morrissey

1st Prize: £2,000 plus two optional extras: A mentoring session with Amy Wack (poetry editor at Seren BooksClick for Seren Books Publishers References listing), and a week's writing retreat at Cove Park.  Read more

Mslexia Women’s Poetry and Pamphlet Competitions 2016

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Closing date: 
13 June 2016
Entry: 
Open to all women poets. Entry fee Poetry: £7 for up to 3 poems and Pamphlet: £20 for a collection of 18-20 poems of 20-24 pages
Prize: 
£2,000 plus two optional extras: A mentoring session with the editor of The Poetry Review, and a week’s writing retreat at Cove Park for the Poetry Prize and Publication of the Pamphlet by Seren Books, plus £250 for the Pamphlet Prize

We've recently launched our 2016 Poetry and Pamphlet Competitions for women writers. Poets have until 13 June to send us their single poem/s (top prize £2,000!) or their pamphlet/s (to win publication by Seren BooksClick for Seren Books Publishers References listing).

Plus this year we're once again offering a special £500 prize for unpublished women poets which may be of particular interest.  Read more

Mslexia Women’s Poetry and Pamphlet Competitions 2015

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Closing date: 
15 June 2015
Entry: 
Open to all women poets Entry fee £7 for Poetry Competition, £20 for Pamphlet Competition
Prize: 
1st Prize: £2,000 plus two optional extras - Publication of the pamphlet by Seren Books

MslexiaStylish and lively site for quarterly UK literary magazine read by 12,000 'committed' women writers. Good range of quality writing, information and advice with news, reviews, competitions and interviews, all presented in a friendly fashion. Praised by Helen Dunmore as 'astute, invigorating and above all an excellent read.' www.mslexia.co.uk Women's Poetry Competition 2015 is for poems of any length and in any style.

Judge: Deryn Rees-Jones

1st Prize: £2,000 plus two optional extras: A mentoring session with the editor of The Poetry Review, and a week's writing retreat at Cove Park. PLUS Special prize: £500 for the best poem by a previously unpublished woman poet.  Read more

Faber New Poets 2014-15

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Closing date: 
30 January 2015
Entry: 
Unagented UK residents who have not yet published a single-authored volume of poems either in pamphlet or full collection form No entry fee
Prize: 
Mentoring, pamphlet publication and financial support

Open to those who have yet to publish a first collection or pamphlet, Faber New Poets offers mentoring, pamphlet publication and financial support. Its exists to encourage new writers at a crucial point in their career. Open to those who have yet to publish a first collection or pamphlet, the scheme offers mentoring, pamphlet publication and financial support.  Read more

The 2014/15 Poetry Business Book & Pamphlet Competition

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Closing date: 
28 November 2014
Entry: 
Open to all Entry fee £25
Prize: 
Four first-stage winners are selected and given the opportunity to submit a full-length manuscript to the second round of the competition, in which one of them can win book publication.

The 2014/15 International Poetry Business Book & Pamphlet Competition is now open for entries

Judge: Billy Collins

Deadline: last post on the 28th November 2014; online entries accepted until midnight on the 1st of December 2014.

Entry Fee: £25, or £20 for North subscribers, Friends of the Poetry Business and members of the Poetry Society.  Read more

Cinnamon Poetry Pamphlet Prizes 2014

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Closing date: 
31 March 2014
Entry: 
Open to all poets, published and beginners
Prize: 
4 prizes of £150 each

Cinnamon Press has recently announced that they have now launched all-new major prizes

We've given our main competitions a fresh new approach with even more opportunities thanks to an incredibly generous donation, which has opened up the possibility of adding new categories, with fabulous prizes and outstanding adjudicators.  Read more

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