Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest 2004
Congratulations to the winners of the 2004 Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest!
First Prize $1,000
Fred McGavran, Watching Time
Rebecca Marshall-Courtois, The Guernsey Doll
Mary Ellen Gallagher, Mica in the Rock
"Salesman of the Decade"
B. Lynch Black
"Sitting at the Gate of the Temple"
"Henry and Joan"
"In the Kingdom of the Ice Cube"
Very Highly Commended
Jacqueline Cooke, "Face the Music and Dance"
Steven Marshall Newton, "Montana Rain"
Ron Rodgers, "Taming of Myall Shan"
Joanna Catherine Scott, "Coin with Lucky Bird"
Corinne Smelker, "What's Left?"
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.