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Heroines Writing Prize 2024/25

Submit poems up to 3 pages and  short fiction up to 2500 words on the theme of witchcraft.

The theme of this issue is witchcraft: from the history of witches and witch trials, to medicine women, mystics and herbalists, spells and enchantments, shapeshifters and familiars, covens, hags, crones and sabbats. The editors welcome writing on witchcraft as the old religion, remembered or imagined, and the depiction of witches in fairytale, folklore, literature and film (both good and bad) across cultures

Open to women writers from around the world.

Entry fee: US$15.

Prizes: First prize winner receives $500. All short-listed entries are published in Volume 6 of the Anthology

Closing date: Monday 30 June 2025.

For more information, please visit the Heroine’s website.

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