20 September 2021
Who may enter
The competition is open to women of any nationality from any country.
The competition is organised by Mslexia, a British magazine for women writers.
Submit complete short fiction of up to 3,000 words, in any genre, for adult and/or young adult readers.
Entries should be in English or English dialect and should not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere.
This year’s judge is the multi-award-winning novelist and short story writer A L Kennedy.
£12 per story
The winner will receive £3,000.
Three additional finalists will each receive £100.
The winning entry and three finalists will be published in the December 2021 edition of Mslexia.
How to enroll
For further information visit the official competition website.