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Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

26 August 2013

Submit Online or by Mail: September 30 Deadline

You’ve got just over a month to enter our 11th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. This year’s judge is Ellaraine Lockie. We’ll award $5,500 in prizes.

$2,000 Tom Howard Prize for a poem in any style or genre

Runner-up receives $500

$2,000 Margaret Reid Prize for a poem that rhymes or
has a traditional style

Runner-up receives $500

Five High Distinction Awards of $100 each will also be made (any category)

Entries may be published or unpublished

You may submit any number of entries

Fee: $8 for every 25 lines you submit

Deadline: September 30, 2013

Submit entries at:

All winners of cash prizes will be announced in our email newsletter and published on Read past winning entries and the judges’ comments.