august, 2020

30aug1:00 am1:00 amTom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry ContestOnline Entry Fee: $15
Max word count: 250 lines
Top Prize: $3,000

Event Details

Winning Writers finds and creates quality resources for poets and writers. It was founded by Jendi Reiter and Adam Cohen in 2001. We are located in Western Massachusetts. We sponsor four annual contests: the Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest (no fee), the North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books, the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest, and the Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest.

Please submit during April 15-September 30, 2020. We 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. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $200 each (any style). The top 12 entries will be published online. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No restrictions on age. All countries eligible except Syria, Iran, North Korea, and Crimea (due to US government restrictions). Fee: $15 per poem. Submit published or unpublished work.

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