Asylum / Radical Hope Salon: June 8

Asylum / Radical Hope Salon with Shefali Desai In the next installment of Kore’s new salon series,gender asylum lawyer and writer Shefali Desai will explore her personal-as-political journey, the lived reality of gender-based asylum claims in the United States, why constitutional cities are crucial to democracy, and the idea of radical hope not only as

Queer Performance Salon: May 23

Queer Performance Salon Curated by Denise Uyehara Wed, May 23, 5:30-7:30pm Photo of T Loving (above) by Eddie Diaz As part of the Kore Institute Salon Series at the Dunbar, join us for this pop-up evening of love, new performance, food, and conversation. The evening may ask, How do we enter into performance? How do we

November 11 / Autumn Garden Party

Kore’s 25th Anniversary Autumn Garden Party Sunday afternoon, November 11, 2018, come celebrate 25 years of literary culture work and intersectional feminist publishing, education, and community building with Kore Press! On The Franklin House lawns, downtown Tucson, AZ. Fresh, local fall fare by Gallery of Food, performances, and lots of anniversary fun. Details to come!

Sound, Music, Musing

Sound, Music, Musing by Tracie Morris, for an AWP 2018 panel on sound and the body It’s a great pleasure to be back at AWP and to attend the conference every year. It’s lovely to speak with friends and get advice about how to manage this big literary world. We’ve remarked on how to negotiate the grind

Notes From the Swamp

Notes From the Swamp: AWP 2018 by Vidhu Aggarwal There was talk at AWP: why Tampa, Florida? Driving down from Orlando, I am part of the I-4 corridor–a strip of freeway connecting terraformed vacation spots. And yet, despite all the energies spent on draining, Disneyfying, master-planning this bit of artificial paradise, the swamp is always encroaching.

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