The September 30 deadline is little more than a week away for our annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest.Ellaraine Lockie returns as judge. We will award 12 cash prizes—$4,000 in all—and publish the winners on our website. We'll also announce the results in our newsletter (50,000+ subscribers) and Twitter feed (52,000+ followers).
$1,500 Tom Howard Prize for a poem in any style or genre
$1,500 Margaret Reid Prize for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style
10 Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any category)• Entries may be published or unpublished
• You may submit any number of entries
• Fee: $10 per poem
• Each poem may have up to 250 lines
Submit entries at
winningwriters.com/tompoetryHave you already entered the contest?
You may submit additional entries up to the deadline date.Do you prefer to enter by mail?
Please mail your entry and fee ($10 per poem) to:
Attn: Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
351 Pleasant Street, PMB 222
Northampton, MA 01060-3961