Please submit during April 15-September 30, 2020. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No restrictions on age. All countries eligible except Syria, Iran, North Korea, and Crimea (due to US government restrictions). Fee: $15 per poem. Submit published or unpublished work.
The contest is sponsored by Winning Writers, one of the "101 Best Websites for Writers" (Writer's Digest). Co-sponsor: Duotrope.
TOM HOWARD PRIZE: $3,000 for a poem in any style or genre
MARGARET REID PRIZE: $3,000 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style
The top two winners will also receive two-year gift certificates from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $100 value)
Honorable Mentions: 10 awards of $200 each (any style)
Top 12 entries published online