Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry ContestSponsored by Winning Writers, we have increased our top prizes by 50%. Win $3,000 for a poem in any style and $3,000 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Total prizes: $8,000. The top two winners will also receive two-year gift certificates from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $100 value). Both published and unpublished work accepted. Winning entries published online. Fee: $15 per poem. Length limit: 250 lines. Final judge: S. Mei Sheng Frazier.

This contest is recommended by Reedsy as one of the best of 2020. See past winners, advice from the judge, and submit online at

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