Mslexia Women’s Writer’s Contest

Mslexia Women’s Novel Competition is open to unpublished women novelists writing in any genre. To enter the competition, entrants should send up to 5,000 words – which must be the first, 5,000 words of the novel. The winner will receive a prize of £5,000 and the top twelve entrants will be invited to meet literary agents and editors at a special networking event in London. All entries, along with a £25 entry fee, must be received by September 23. This year’s judges include Kirsty Lang, Val McDermid, and Charlotte Robertson.

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Call for Submissions

Mslexia Magazine will be running an sf-themed issue in March and are looking for short stories (up to 2,200 words) and poems (up to 40 lines) by women based on the concept “In the year 2212.” The deadline for submissions is November 22.

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