Deadline nears for Mslexia poetry competitions
Liz Lochhead, pictured, will be judging the £2,000 Mslexia women’s poetry competition, for poems of any length and in any style. There will also be a £500 prize for the best poem by a previously unpublished poet. More details. Seren poetry editor Amy Wack will be judging the Mslexia poetry pamphlet compettion, for collections of 18-20 poems of 20-24 pages. First prize is publication of the pamphlet by Seren Books, plus £250, 25 complimentary copies of the winning pamphlet and 10 per cent royalties from subsequent sales. More details. The deadline for both competitions is 13 June.