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Ellaraine Lockie is the outgoing judge of the Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. Ms. Lockie is a widely published and awarded author of poetry, nonfiction books, and essays. Her eleventh poetry collection, Where the Meadowlark Sings, won the 2014 Encircle Publications Chapbook Contest and was published in early 2015. Other recent work has been awarded the 2013 Women's National Book Association's Poetry Prize, Best Individual Collection from Purple Patch magazine in England for Stroking David's Leg, winner of the San Gabriel Poetry Festival Chapbook Contest for Red for the Funeral, and The Aurorean's Chapbook Spring Pick for Wild as in Familiar. Ellaraine teaches poetry workshops and serves as Poetry Editor for the lifestyles magazine, Lilipoh.
Winning Entry: Coming Home in a Haibun
Contest Won: Margaret Reid Poetry Contest for Traditional Verse 2009, Fourth Prize
Winning Entry: Tao of Taos
Contest Won: Margaret Reid Poetry Contest for Traditional Verse 2010, Third Prize
Winning Entry: Writer’s Retreat
Contest Won: Margaret Reid Poetry Contest for Traditional Verse 2010, Most Highly Commended