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Poetry (Pamphlet)


Our 2023 pamphlet competition is now open!

Imtiaz Dharker, poet, artist and visual film maker who won the Queen's Gold Medal for poetry, will be judging our 2023 competition. 

The winning pamphlet will be published by Bloodaxe Books, with the winner receiving £250. A selected poem will also appear in Mslexia.

Want to find out how our 2022 winner Courtney Conrad did it? Head here to read a selected poem 'Babylon wah tun us inna Rasta Mouse' from her winning collection I Am Evidence.

Want more? Read a selected poem from our 2021 winning pamphlet 'Angola, America' by Sammy Weaver here.

Current Competitions
Women's Pamphlet Competition 2023
Women's Pamphlet Competition 2023

1st prize £250, plus publication of the winning pamphlet by Bloodaxe Books. A selected poem from the winning pamphlet will be published in Mslexia.  Entry fee: £20.

Poetry (Pamphlet) Winner