Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

The September 30 deadline is approaching for the 18th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest sponsored by Winning Writers. They will award the Tom Howard Prize of $3,000 for a poem in any style or genre, and the Margaret Reid Prize of $3,000 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style.The entry fee is $15 per poem.

Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $200 each (any style). The top 12 entries will be published online. The top two winners will also receive two-year gift certificates from our co-sponsor, Duotrope.

Submit published or unpublished work online via Submittable. Most countries eligible. Length limit per poem: 250 lines. This contest is recommended by Reedsy.

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Check out past winners on Winning Writers website here.

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