The first book in Gunpowder’s California Poets Series is Gatherer’s Alphabet, by Susan Kelly-DeWitt. Pre-orders accepted now for February release. These luscious poems feel like small museums of infinite wonder. Gallery, butterfly, stars in autumn. The wisdom of nature, the work of angels, what women endure—I love these poems. A timeless grace breathes through this […]
The editors of Gunpowder Press are happy to announce the final judge for the 2022 Barry Spacks Poetry Prize is Danusha Laméris! She is the author of The Moons of August (Autumn House, 2014), which was chosen by Naomi Shihab Nye as the winner of the Autumn House Press poetry prize and was a finalist for the […]
The winner of the 2021 Barry Spacks Poetry Prize, Todd Copeland’s Like All Light is now available! Order direct from Gunpowder Press here.
Gunpowder Press is thrilled to announce the winners of the first Gunpowder Press Latinx Chapbook Prize. The two collections selected for publication are Levitations by Nicholas Reiner and Grief Logic by Crystal AC Salas. Their winning chapbooks will be released in bilingual editions by Gunpowder Press in April 2022. Of Levitations, judge Emma Trelles said: […]
The latest in the Shoreline Voices series and Gunpowder’s first online anthology, Big Enough for Words: Poems and Vintage Photographs from California’s Central Coast, co-edited by David Starkey, George Yatchisin and Chryss Yost, features poems responding to images from the Santa Barbara Public Library’s Edson Smith Collection. Read more.
The editors of Gunpowder Press are thrilled to announce that Todd Copeland’s Like All Light was selected by Lynne Thompson as winner of the 2021 Barry Spacks Poetry Prize.