Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest 2003
Congratulations to the winners of the first Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest!
First Prize $500
Jennie Herrera, Fritillary
Ann Tregenza, Train Journey
Adam Wallace, Jeremy Johnson Jackson the Third
Most Highly Commended
Gavin S. Austin, "In the Garden"
Pamela Blackburn, "A First Kiss"
Jacqueline Cooke, "End of Season"
Jonathan Elsom, "Dawn at the Cross"
John Irvine, "Dust Storm"
Jean MacDonald, "Over the Road, Down by the Creek"
David O'Connell, "following"
Nana Ollerenshaw, "Mackay"
Adam Wallace, "Bike Riding"
Very Highly Commended
Michael P. Mardel, "South west down-under"
Suzanne Edgar, "Night-Shift"
Suzanne Edgar, "The Ring-Maker"
Kristen R. Heyl, "Hindsight 20/20"
Pali Munasinghe, "No More Wars"
Su Nash, "Nothing"
Allistair R. Clarke, "Colac"
Agnes Craig, "Something in Common"
Aaron Goldsmith, "Lenni and I"
Rochelle Manners, "Look at you"
Su Nash, "White Moths"
Yvonne Schneider, "Forever Young"
Fiona Sievers, "when his father died"
Evelyn Wright, "Ode to Politicians"
Sook-Moy Yew, "A Mesmerizing World"
Many of these winning entries are published in End of Season: Award-Winning Poems, available from Lulu.
John Howard Reid, founder of the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest and the Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest, won first prizes and other awards in prestigious literary events. A former journalist and magazine editor, he published several historical novels, a collection of poetry, a guide to winning literary contests, and over fifty books of film criticism and movie history. See his work at Lulu. He lived in Wyong, Australia, and passed away in 2018.