Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest 2004
Congratulations to the winners of the 2004 Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest!
First Prize $1,000
Elaine Winer, The Dark Room
Mary Ann Wehler, Mason City Ladies’ Sewing Circle
Catherine De Laney, de profundis
Most Highly Commended
Paul Barlin, "One and One Make Four"
Michelle Bitting, "Trees"
Peggy Smith Duke, "Shirt Factory"
Ross Gillett, "Indian Summer"
Julie Lynn Golladay, "Iowa"
Tina Richardson, "Traveling"
Many of these winning entries are published in Traveling: An Anthology of Award-Winning Poetry, 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.