Mslexia Pamphlet Competition 2020


1st prize: £250 plus publication by Seren

Judge: Amy Wack
Entry fee: £20 per pamphlet
Closing date: 7 December 2020

We’re excited to welcome entries for our annual Poetry Pamphlet Competition.

Our judge is Amy Wack, Poetry Editor at Seren Books. Originally from California, Amy started her career with Seren in 1989 where she was the reviews editor for poetry Wales before going on to become commissioning poetry editor.

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

In addition to the top prize of £250, the winning pamphlet will be published in 2021 by Seren Books. One or more poems from the pamphlet will be published in Mslexia in June 2021.

Each £20 entry fee allows you to enter one pamphlet. You may enter as many times as you like, provided each collection is accompanied by the £20 entry fee.

Have a question about formatting, eligibility, or anything else? Please see our comprehensive Poetry and Pamphlet Competition FAQs.

Be sure to read the rules before entering.

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

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