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Jessica Lawson interview

Gash Atlas by Jessica Lawson was selected by Erica Hunt for first place in Kore Press Institute’s Poetry Prize and is being released this September (pre-order now available). This interview with the poet was conducted by Ari Schill on May 3, 2022.   “…there’s no way to make an uncomplicated step in a conversation with white

Alexis Orgera Interview

This interview by Air Schill, KPI Newsletter and Interview Fellow, was conducted via Zoom on January 20, 2022 with poet, herbalist and author Alexis Orgera, whose new book Head Case, was released from Kore Press in December 2021.  Ari Schill: After reading Head Case: My Father Alzheimer’s & Other Brainstorms, I found myself curious to

Alexis V. Jackson Interview

Ari Schill interviewed poet Alexis V. Jackson this past fall on Zoom to talk about poetic practice and the back story to her first collection, My Sisters’ Country, selected by Erica Hunt for second place in the KPI Poetry Prize (2019). My Sisters’ Country comes out on Jan 31, 2022, from Kore Press. Ari Schill: I

Head Case: My Father, Alzheimer’s & Other Brainstorms

Alexis Orgera’s Head Case Order your copy of Head Case here. Check out the book trailer on the author’s website, here. “The utmost in love and witness.” North Carolina writer and publisher Alexis Orgera’s new memoir, Head Case: My Father, Alzheimer’s & Other Brainstorms, is a lyric experiment written in the immediacy of grief during the

Interview with Tracie Morris

Tracie Morris, poet, author & Guggenheim recipient talks about her new book, her creative process and film inspiration. This interview was conducted by Ari Schill, Newsletter Editor and content developer with KPI. Ari Schill is an educator & writer who loves reading poetry & talking to authors. Ari Schill:  I want to start by saying