The 2020 Spacks Prize winning book, Curriculum by Meghan Dunn, is now available from Gunpowder Press. Congratulations, Meghan!
Selected for the first Spacks Prize “Editor’s Choice” Award
A collection of original poems from 80 poets across Santa Barbara County, edited by Santa Barbara Poet Laureate Laure-Anne Bosselaar.
Includes poems and intro to each poet laureate and a forward by Santa Barbara’s mayor.
What’s Up, Gunpowder?
Save the date! Thanks to the post-geography wonder of Zoom, we will be celebrating our most recent Spacks Prize winner, Meghan Dunn for her manuscript Curriculum (2020 winner, selected by Jessica Jacobs), with ALL PREVIOUS SPACKS PRIZE WINNERS, including: Catherine Abbey Hodges for Instead of Sadness (2015 winner, selected by Dan Gerber) Kurt Olsson for […]
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Barry Spacks Poetry Prize
The editors are honored that Lynne Thompson has agreed to serve as the final judge for the 2021 Spacks Prize. The Spacks Prize is awarded annually to a full-length manuscript of original poems. Previous judges include Dan Gerber, Thomas Lux, Jane Hirshfield, Lee Herrick, Stephen Dunn, and Jessica Jacobs. We are grateful for their generous […]