The closing date is 16th March 2015 so there is still plenty of time to get your entry in.
The stories should be up to 2,200 words in length and can be on any subject you like.
The 1st prize will be £2,000 plus two optional extras: a week’s writing retreat at Tŷ Newydd Writers’ Centre (accommodation only,) and a day with a Virago editor (click on the link further down for more information on what is and isn’t included with these options.)
The 2nd prize will be £500 with 3rd prize being £250. Three other finalists will also each receive £100.
All winning stories will be published in Mslexia magazine.
The Judge will be author, Alison MacLeod.
For more information on the competition, the prizes, Alison and details on how to enter, visit www.mslexia.co.uk
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