Gunpowder Press, an independent press located in Santa Barbara, has opened its first Latinx poetry chapbook contest for Latinx poets who are over the age of 18. 

Poems can be submitted in English or in Spanish, and the select manuscripts will be published in both languages. All poets are welcome to submit, but poets living in Santa Barbara, Ventura or San Luis Obispo counties will be prioritized. 

Submission costs $10. The deadline to enter is Sept. 30. Contact or visit to learn more. 

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