The winner of the 2021 Barry Spacks Poetry Prize, Todd Copeland’s Like All Light is now available! Order direct from Gunpowder Press here.
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.
Gunpowder Press invites Latinx poets who are current residents of California (age 18+) to submit to the first Gunpowder Latinx Poetry Chapbook contest. Poems may be submitted in English or Spanish. Selected manuscripts will be published in both English and Spanish. We especially encourage poets living on the Central Coast in Santa Barbara, Ventura, or San Luis Obispo counties […]
Crystal AC Salas, author of Grief Logic, and Nicholas Reiner, author of Levitations will be featured readers for the Mission Poetry Series. Books are available now!
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 […]