Women’s Pamphlet Competition 2017 – CLOSED


This competition is now closed. Good luck to everyone who entered!

1st Prize: £250

Judge: Amy Wack, Poetry Editor, Seren Books

Entry fee: £20

Closing date: 19 June 2017

‘I’ve had many poems published in magazines and anthologies, but winning the pamphlet competition is a huge validation of my work as a whole, and a collection is something I’ve been striving for. My enormous thanks go to Mslexia and Amy Wack at Seren.’   Mara Bergman, winner of our Women’s Pamphlet Competition 2015

In addition to the top prize of £250, the winning pamphlet will be published in 2017 by Seren Books.  The winner will also receive 25 complimentary copies of the pamphlet, and earn ten per cent royalty on any sales. One or more poems from the pamphlet will be published in Mslexia magazine.

The annual pamphlet competition is open to women of any nationality from any country, and welcomes completed collections of between 20-24 pages long, for 18-20 poems, these may be in any style, of any length, on any subject.

Each £20 entry fee allows you to submit one pamphlet. If you would like to enter more than one, please select the correct number of entries below.

Please ensure you’ve read the rules and FAQs before entering, and you have the PDF or .doc/.docx file of your entry ready to upload immediately after payment.

For any further information, call us on 0191 204 8860 or email




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