Posted by: Kathy Temean | September 6, 2017

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest & Book Winners

Wendy Greenley is the winner of IT’S A SEASHELL DAY by Dianne Ochiltree

Carol Gerber is the winner of AT WAVES END by Patricia Donovan

Please send addresses.

KUDOS to Carole Gerber for BAND OF BABIES making Amazon’s Best Baby Books list in June, July and August.

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Don’t miss the 15th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest.

Submit published or unpublished work.

$4,000 in prizes.

DEADLINE: September 30, 2017.

FEE: $12 per poem


The Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre

The Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style.

Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style).

The top 12 entries will be published online.

Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No restrictions on age or country.

Please click here to submit.

The results of the 15th contest will be announced on April 15, 2018.

Judges: Soma Mei Sheng Frazier & Jim DuBois

Talk tomorrow,



  1. This one’s been on my radar for about a month now and I’m considering it, Kathy! 🙂


  2. Thank you and Dianne again, Kathy! Good news for me –I hope Dianne is okay with Irma bearing down!! We have a spare bedroom . . .


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