Gunpowder Press

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


The Barry Spacks Poetry Prize is awarded annually for an unpublished book-length manuscripts of 48-100 pages. The Spacks Prize honors the first poet laureate of Santa Barbara and his legacy of clear yet challenging work. Submissions are accepted between January 1 and April 30.

Founded in 2013 by David Starkey and co-edited by David Starkey and Chryss Yost, Gunpowder Press is located in Santa Barbara, California.