Category: Columns

Postcards to the Future: A Protest in Place / HORRIFIC

OCTOBER 13, 2020 Kore Press Institute continues its feature focusing on the radical aesthetics of Black women writers from Letters to the Future: Black Women/Radical Writing, (edited by Erica Hunt and Dawn Lundy Martin, 2018). We are offering a thematic presentation/installation of work through January as a form of protest in place. KPI has been committed to

Postcards to the Future: A Protest in Place

Postcards to the Future: A Protest in Place / LEGACY July 6, 2020 Kore Press is closed for the month of July as we do every year. However, because of the intensity of activist movements for the freedom and safety of Black people occurring into the summer, we didn’t want our website and other public

Postcards to the Future: LEGACY / Erica Hunt interview

Postcards to the Future: A Protest in Place / LEGACY  Erica Hunt interview Erica Hunt was interviewed by Dr Stephanie Troutman, at Tucson’s KXCI Community Radio Congress Street Studio in October 2018 when she and three other contributors to the anthology, Letters to the Future: Black Women / Radical Writing (including co-editor Dawn Lundy Martin,

Postcards to the Future: LEGACY Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez and Lucille Clifton in Conversation  with Eisa Davis, 2002 This excerpt is from the transcript of a conversation jointly sponsored by Cave Canem and the New School, which was the first in an ongoing series of evenings with Cave Canem. Originating in 1996 as a vision of a retreat to support African-American poets, Cave Canem is a vital

Postcards to the Future: LEGACY Harryette Mullen

In this poem by Harryette Mullen, the idea of Legacy is presented through the historic violence of dispassionate bureaucratic language, the policies of oppression, and slippages of their true significance. Through this form of text, Mullen outlines historical oppression of vulnerable people, with emphasis on the African diaspora.    We Are Not Responsible  by Harryette