Latorial Faison and Sean Patrick Mulroy Win Our 16th Annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
Latorial Faison of Chester, Virginia won the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, for "Mama Was a Negro Spiritual". Sean Patrick Mulroy won the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style, for "Villanelle for the Wound". 3,895 entries were received from around the world. $4,000 was awarded in all. Read the complete release. Read the winning entries.
Published: April 15, 2019