2017 Memoir Award

Cheryl Strayed will judge the second annual Kore Press Memoir Award! Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Wild; the New York Times bestsellers Tiny Beautiful Things; Brave Enough, and the novel Torch. Her books have been translated into forty languages around the world. Wild was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as

New Release: Body Burden by Zayne Turner

Winner of 2015 Kore Press First Book Award, selected by Tracie Morris   Body Burden is an investigation—into historical documents, public records, imagined letters, and into a rich variety of visual and linguistic forms. Turner invites readers to experience the language and facts of history and science –  the stuff ‘we make our beds from/and lie among,’

New Release: No Comet, That Serpent in the Sky Means Noise, by Sueyeun Juliette Lee

  A meditation on light, human displacement, and longing, No Comet, That Serpent in the Sky Means Noise centers on a single conjecture: If light is a language sent forth from distant bodies and stars, what are we likewise saying into those black distances? Through hardship and loss, these poems invoke a hopeful solace in

Honoring Lusia Slomkowska

Help us celebrate the launch of Lusia Slomkowska’s collection, Wire & Wail: April 29, 2017, at the Tucson Poetry Festival. Books will be available for purchase. More about the TPF here. A reading of Lusia’s poems will take place on April 22, 2017, 7pm at Woman Kraft Gallery, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ. Read more

handholding: 5 kinds | Reviewed at Rain Taxi

Two hands being held is an image abstract, though representative of collaboration, and it is also the image evocating balance, unity, gentleness, and a grateful reciprocity. Review of new book by Tracie Morris by Greg Bem at Rain Taxi Source: handholding: 5 kinds | Rain Taxi

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