The Heroines Anthology

The Heroines Anthology collects writing about women, written by women.
Volume 5 of Heroines Anthology is a GLOBAL POETRY EDITION.

All submissions will be considered for entry.

Submission is open to women poets from around the world.

We invite submissions of poetry that reimagines women in myth, fairy tale, folklore or legend, or poems that tell women’s lost histories, or untold stories.

– We are looking for poetry with a particular focus on telling lost women’s history, untold stories, and reimagined myths, fairy tales, folklore or legends, or speculative fiction.
– We only accept submissions from women writers.
– We accept submissions from anywhere in the world.
– We accept previously published work as long as you retain the right to publish it.
– We expect all work to demonstrate respect for others.

Writing Prize:
– All submissions will be considered for the Heroines Women’s Writing Prize.
– First prize winner receives $500
– All short-listed entries are published in Volume 5 of the Anthology
– Listen to last year’s winner, Alisha Brown reading her poem Rapunzel here

– This is the Heroines Anthology’s fifth edition.
– Before you submit, we strongly suggest that you read a previous volume of Heroines Anthology to get a feel for what we are looking for and to check what stories and myths have already been covered.
– You can order copies at a 10% discount with the code SUBMIT2023. Order here.

How to submit:
– Submissions will only be accepted via our web form below.
– Submission date extended. Submissions will close on the 18TH DECEMBER 2023
– Submission fee per poem of $ 15 (If you have financial issues & cannot pay this fee. Please contact us.)



December 18, 2023