Mslexia Fiction Competitions 2019

The Mslexia Fiction Competitions are open until September 30, 2019.

The competitions are open to women of any nationality from any country.

Flash Fiction
Submit up to 300 words.
Entry Fee: £5 per story.
First prize is £500. Three other finalists will each receive £50. All four winning stories will be published in the March 2020 issue of Mslexia.
Judge: Kathy Fish

Adult Novel
Entry Fee: £25 per novel extract
Submit the first 5,000 words of your completed, unpublished novel for adult and/or adult young readers. (Your completed novel should have at least 50,000 words).
First prize is £5,000 and option of representation by literary agent, Charlotte Robertson.
Judges: Louise Doughty, Nicola Holloway, and Charlotte Robertson.
The winner and four finalists will also receive manuscript feedback, and introductions to agents and editors at an event in London.

Short Story
Entry Fee: £10
Submit stories between 300 and 3,000 words.
First Prize is £3,000, plus two optional extras: a writing retreat at Moniack Mhor, and mentoring by an editor at Virago Press.
Three other finalists will each receive £100. All four winning stories will be published in Mslexia.
Judge: Irenosen Okojie

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