Entry fees are £10 per short story, £25 per novel extract and £5 per flash fiction entry.
The winner of the Short Story competition will receive £3,000, plus the optional extras of 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 the March 2020 issue of Mslexia.
Shortlisted entries will be judged by award-winning short story author, novelist and performer Irenosen Okojie.
The winner of the Adult Novel competition will receive £5,000 and the option of representatlon by agent Charlotte Robertson. Judges are novelist Louise Doughty, Nicola Holloway from BBC Radio 4, and Literary agent Charlotte Robertson.
The winner and four finalists will receive manuscript feedback and introductions to agents and editors at a special event held in London.
The first prize in the Flash Fiction competition is £500. The winner will be picked by Katy Fish.
Three other flash fiction finalists will each receive £50. All four winning stories will be published in the March 2020 issue of Mslexia.
Find full details at www.mslexia.co.uk. Good luck!