Jane Hirshfield’s most recent, eighth book of poetry is The Beauty (Knopf, 2015), long listed for the National Book Award and named a best book of the year by The San Francisco Chronicle and the Washington Independent Review of Books. Her newest book of essays, Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World (Knopf, 2015), received the Northern California Book Award.
What’s Up, Gunpowder?
Gunpowder Press is proud to be the current home of the long-running Santa Barbara Poetry Series. The Series is hosted by Chryss Yost and George Yatchisin. The first reading of the 2016-17 season will feature David Oliveira, George Singer, and Marisa Gutierrez. The reading will be on Sunday, November 6, in the Cielito Room of Viva Modern […]
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Barry Spacks Poetry Prize
Gunpowder Press is honored that Jane Hirshfield will be the final judge for the 2017 Barry Spacks Poetry Prize. Barry Spacks had tremendous respect and fondness for Hirshfield and her work, which gives special meaning to this year’s award. Submit your manuscript via Submittable here. Jane Hirshfield’s most recent, eighth book of poetry is The […]
Kurt Olsson’s book Burning Down Disneyland was selected by final judge Thomas Lux as the winner of the 2016 Barry Spacks Poetry Prize. Of this work, Thomas Lux said I love the title of this book (though I read it as metaphor!) and I love the innovative mischief of its poems. Let it be known: […]