15th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
Deadline 15th September 2017
Who may enter Poets of all nations may enter.
Description The contest is sponsored by Winning Writers.
You may submit poems on any theme, up to 250 lines each. Poems must be written in English.
You may submit published or unpublished work.
Entry fees $12 per poem
Prizes • The Tom Howard Prize: $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre • The Margaret Reid Prize: $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. For the purpose of the Margaret Reid Prize, a poem in a traditional style employs regular meter and/or rhyme, or is written in a recognized poetic form. This includes traditional Western forms such as ballads, sonnets, and blank verse, and Asian forms such as tanka and haiku. • Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style).