Gunpowder Press welcomes esteemed Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Dunn as final judge for the 2019 Spacks Prize. The Spacks Prize is awarded annually for a full-length collection of poetry.
Dunn is the author of over a dozen books of poetry, including the National Poetry Series Prize-winning Local Time (1986), Landscape at the End of the Century (1991), Loosestrife (1996), Different Hours (2000), which won the Pulitzer Prize, What Goes On: New and Selected Poems 1995-2009 (2009), Here and Now (2011), Lines of Defense (2014), and Keeper of Limits (2015). His works of prose include Riffs and Reciprocities: Prose Pairs (1998), and Walking Light: Essays and Memoirs (reissued 2001). In addition to the Pulitzer, Dunn’s honors and awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. He won the James Wright Prize and an Academy Award for Literature. Dunn is distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at Richard Stockton College.
For consideration, send your full-length manuscript by April 30, 2019.