Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest 2005
Congratulations to the winners of the 2005 Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest!
First Prize $1,000
Daniel E. Speers, Does Anyone Know I’m Here?
Marie Delgado Travis, The Window
Lynn Veach Sadler, Stillborn
High Distinction Awards
Shulamit Bat-Or, "Miscellaneous"
Ian A. Hawkins, "The Four Masks"
Graeme King, "Chefosaurus"
Becky Sakellariou, "Late Dreams"
Michael Swan, "Lillaz"
Many of these winning entries are published in Across the Long Bridge: 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.